The saturating math hyperfunctions help you perform saturating math on integers.
In saturating math, the final result is bounded. If the result of a normal mathematical
operation exceeds either the minimum or maximum bound, the result of the
corresponding saturating math operation is capped at the bound. For example,
2 + (-3) = -1. But in a saturating math function with a lower bound of zero, the result
You can use saturating math to make sure your results don't overflow the allowed range of integers, or to force a result to be greater than or equal to zero.
Some hyperfunctions are included in the default TimescaleDB product. For additional hyperfunctions, you need to install the Timescale Toolkit PostgreSQL extension.
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