How to search a string in clob column in oracle


Problem: How to search for a string in a CLOB Column

Solution: Suppose you have a table with a CLOB column and you want to search for an occurence of the string in the clob column, you can do like

SELECT *FROM TABLE_NAME WHERE DBMS_LOB.INSTR(CLOB_COLUMN_NAME, ‘SEARCHSTRING’,1,1)>0

Replace with your table name, CLOB Column name in the table and with the actual search string.

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