WL#3720: Enhanced Numeric Functions
Affects: Server-7.1 — Status: Un-Assigned — Priority: Very High
Fully support SQL:2003 non-core standard feature T621 "Enhanced numeric functions".
These T621 functions are already in MySQL: CEILING, COVAR_POP, COVAR_POP, EXP LN, SQRT, STDDEV_POP, STDDEV_SAMP, VAR_POP, VAR_SAMP. These T621 functions are not in MySQL, are in Oracle, and are in PostgreSQL 8.2: CORR ("correlation coefficient"), REGR_SLOPE REGR_INTERCEPT REGR_COUNT REGR_R2 REGR_AVGX REGR_SXX REGR_SYY (all REGR functions are linear regression functions). The ANSI/ISO term is "binary set functions", the PostgreSQL term is "statistical functions". This T621 function is not in MySQL, is in Oracle, and is not in PostgreSQL 8.2: WIDTH_BUCKET. It's not part of this task because it's already part of another task: WL#2266 OLAP. References ---------- Oracle, "REGR_ (Linear Regression) Functions" http://download-west.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14200/functions132.htm#i85922 "SQL In a Nutshell", "Chapter 4: SQL Functions", Kevin Kline http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/sqlnut2/chapter/ch04.pdf In the "ANSI SQL Aggregate Functions" sample chapter, there is a description of most of these functions and the DBMSs that support them, as of 2004. "ora_funcs: A set of UDFs that implement some Oracle specific SQL functions not available in MySQL" http://forge.mysql.com/projects/view.php?id=100
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