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ENH: BigQuery backend should default `/` to `IEEE_DIVIDE` #1390

tsdlovell opened this Issue Mar 20, 2018 · 1 comment


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tsdlovell commented Mar 20, 2018

else you can get a failure regarding divide by zero in the middle of your query execution

In [1]: import ibis

In [2]: client = ibis.bigquery.connect('project_id', 'dataset_id')

In [3]: client.raw_sql('select 1 / 0')
BadRequest                                Traceback (most recent call last)
<ipython-input-3-1e33b273ef6c> in <module>()
----> 1 client.raw_sql('select 1 / 0')
BadRequest: 400 POST division by zero

In [4]: client.raw_sql('select IEEE_DIVIDE(1, 0)').fetchall()
Out[4]: [(inf,)]

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cpcloud commented Apr 11, 2018

Seems reasonable.

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@cpcloud cpcloud changed the title from bigquery backend should default `/` to `IEEE_DIVIDE` to ENH: BigQuery backend should default `/` to `IEEE_DIVIDE` Apr 11, 2018

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