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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, CUBRID, DB2, FIREBIRD, H2, HSQLDB, INGRES, MARIADB, MYSQL, ORACLE, POSTGRES, SQLSERVER, SYBASE
replace('hello world', 'llo', 'y')

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

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

-- AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, DERBY, HANA, INFORMIX, MEMSQL, REDSHIFT, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, TERADATA, VERTICA
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.15, see #10141)

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