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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, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, Snowflake, Sybase, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

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 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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