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Tuesday, November 30 • 11:45am - 12:25pm
Fix your Strings!

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Strings are one of the most used types in databases, storing pretty much any data without enforcing rules on the inserted input. Yet too much freedom leads to inconsistencies: is it Aivan or Aiven? Øyvind or Oyvind? Wine or Whine?
Starting with pattern matching, passing by regular expressions, ending with advanced functionalities exposed by the fuzzystrmatch and unaccent extensions we'll go over what PostgreSQL has to offer. If you care about your (string) data quality, this session is for you!

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Francesco Tisiot

Developer Advocate, Aiven
Francesco comes from Verona, Italy, and works as a Developer Advocate at Aiven. With his many years of experience as a data engineer, he has stories to tell and advice for data-wranglers everywhere. Francesco loves sharing knowledge with others as a speaker and writer, and is on a... Read More →

Tuesday November 30, 2021 11:45am - 12:25pm GMT