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May 3, 2024


parse operator in APL

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Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Developer Relations Engineer

We're excited to announce the new parse operator in APL, a powerful tool for extracting structured data from string fields. This operator allows you to define parsing patterns using string constants, regular expressions, or a combination of both, and then assign the extracted values to new fields in the result set.

  • Data extraction: Extract structured data from unstructured or semi-structured string fields, enabling you to transform raw data into a more usable format.
  • Flexibility: Adapt to different data formats and requirements by supporting different parsing modes (simple, relaxed, regex) and providing various options to define parsing patterns.
  • Performance: Optimize query performance by extracting only the necessary information from string fields, reducing the amount of data processed and enabling more efficient filtering and aggregation.

Check out the documentation to learn more and get started.