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Undocumented OVERLAPS function. How does it work? What is the Workaround? (Doc ID 1056382.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article will describe date overlaps function, and show equivalent SQL that will allow you to avoid using this undocumented feature which as always is a good idea,


This document is intended for DBAs and Developers who would want to implement the OVERLAPS function.


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