16.20 - Example - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-162K
Language
English (United States)

The following query returns a result of 9.

   SELECT EDITDISTANCE('Jim D. Swain', 'John Smith'); 

The following query returns a result of 0 since the strings are the same.

   SELECT EDITDISTANCE('John Smith', 'John Smith'); 

The following query returns a result of 9.

   SELECT EDITDISTANCE('Jim D. Swain', 'John Smith', 2, 1, 1, 2); 

The following query returns a result of 11.

   SELECT EDITDISTANCE('John Smith', 'Jim D. Swain', 2, 1, 1, 2);