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Delimited String Parsing and Evaluation Functions

Here's a quick and dirty function for parsing strings based on a delimiter (As in a varchar field with comma delimited text). I'm hoping for feedback on a more efficient means of doing this.Also,4 functions for comparing two delimited lists of strings. Many may ask why these are needed, but that's a very long explanation […]

2005-09-21 (first published: )

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Utility proc for updating (sub) sequence columns

This is a utility proc that I use a lot for datawarehouse transformation/load processing. This is a generic proc for resequencing an integer column in sorted order within a given key combination.Note that 'key' is used here in a general context and not specific, that is there doesn't have to be any keys or indexes […]

2004-10-12

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tighter approach to counting strings in strings

Saw Mike's routine for counting occurences of a string in a string and I thought I'd offer a simpler solution.Simply replace the occurence with null and use length differences as shown.NOTE: len may ignore trailing spaces, so this can be made more solid by adding some non printable char (less likely to interfere with operation) […]

2004-03-10

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