ValueExpr.cast(arg, target_type)

Cast value(s) to indicated data type. Values that cannot be successfully casted

Parameters:target_type : data type name
Returns:cast_expr : ValueExpr


Ibis uses its own type aliases that map onto database types. See, for example, the correspondence between Ibis type names and Impala type names:

Ibis type Impala Type ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ int8 TINYINT int16 SMALLINT int32 INT int64 BIGINT float FLOAT double DOUBLE boolean BOOLEAN string STRING timestamp TIMESTAMP decimal(p, s) DECIMAL(p,s)