REGEXP_SIMILAR Function Example | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Example - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-171K
Language
English (United States)

The following query:

SELECT name FROM customers WHERE REGEXP_SIMILAR(name, '(Mike B(i|y)rd)| (Michael B(i|y)rd)', 'c') = 1; 

returns the names from the customers table that match:

  • 'Mike Bird'
  • 'Mike Byrd'
  • 'Michael Bird'
  • 'Michael Byrd'

The matching is case sensitive.