[MonetDB-users] Monetdb - User defined functions

Martin Kersten Martin.Kersten at cwi.nl
Thu Sep 4 14:46:32 CEST 2008


Dear Kirk,
Through the JDBC connection you import all the data from the server and
have full control over the formatting. Formatting at the server side 
is/should
be limited. But,perhaps I am missing a point here.

regards, Martin
Kirk Abbott wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> Continuing with the discussion related to user_defined functions and in 
> particular to the current problem of formatting... Java 1.5 has 
> extensive capabilities to formatting through the java.util.Formatter class
>
> @see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/Formatter.html
>
> Has anyone worked on getting Monetdb to access Java? If not Java, where 
> is there some info on the interface to C?
>
> Thanks,
> Kirk
>
>
> Stefan Manegold wrote:
>   
>> Hello Kirk,
>>
>> according to our documentation MonetDB/SQL supports both
>> user defined functions follwoing the SQL standard:
>> http://monetdb.cwi.nl/SQL/Documentation/Functions.html
>> and binding externally (in MAL) defined functions into SQL:
>> http://monetdb.cwi.nl/SQL/Documentation/External-Functions.html
>>
>> Would either help you further?
>>
>> Stefan
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 07:35:25AM -0500, Kirk Abbott wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> We are trying to move some data over to Monetdb and are finding that we 
>>> are missing some of our favorite formatting functions (to_date, to_char 
>>> etc.). Does Monetdb have a user defined functions extension framework? 
>>> If so, we would try to mimic these functions there.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Kirk.
>>>
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