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July 09

18:00 UTC   Start Times Around the World

NLSSORT Function Results aka Collation Keys
In this session we answered a user question related to pre-processing character columns in a way that makes linguistic LIKE queries faster. In particular, we did an ad-hoc mini presentation about collation keys (NLSSORT results) and why they are not useful for character-based operations such as character or substring matching.

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With Oracle since August 1994. In Oracle Support until October 2005. Now providing globalization advice to DB development and developing new globalization features.
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