16.20 - Example - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1145-162K

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);