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REPLACE

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The REPLACE() function replaces a substring inside of a string by another string.

SELECT replace('hello world', 'llo', 'y');
create.select(replace(val("hello world"), "llo", "y")).fetch();

The result being

+-----------+
| replace   |
+-----------+
| hey world |
+-----------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

replace(val("hello world"), "llo", "y")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- ACCESS, AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, BIGQUERY, COCKROACHDB, DB2, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, MARIADB, 
-- MEMSQL, MYSQL, ORACLE, POSTGRES, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER, SYBASE, VERTICA, YUGABYTE
replace('hello world', 'llo', 'y')

-- ASE
str_replace('hello world', 'llo', 'y')

-- SQLITE
"replace"('hello world', 'llo', 'y')

-- TERADATA
oreplace('hello world', 'llo', 'y')

-- DERBY, REDSHIFT
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.16, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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