string Data Type

string data expresses a Unicode string. This is equivalent to text or varchar in RDBMSes.

Detail Info
Quick Syntax 'foo'
Size Variable

Syntax 

' string '

Details 

Valid casts 

From string 

You cannot cast string to any other type.

To string 

You can cast all types to string.

Examples 

SELECT 'hello' AS str_val;
 str_val
---------
 hello