locate(x, pattern) - JPA CriteriaBuilder's method

Create expression to locate the position of one string within another, returning position of first character if found. The first position in a string is denoted by 1. If the string to be located is not found, 0 is returned.
x - expression for string to be searched
pattern - string to be located
expression corresponding to position
JPA 2.0

This documentation page is derived (with some adjustments) from the open source JPA 2 RI (EclipseLink)
and is available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License, v. 1.0 and Eclipse Distribution License, v. 1.0.
Object Relational Mapping (ORM) JPA 2 providers include Hibernate, EclipseLink, TopLink, OpenJPA and DataNucleus.
ObjectDB is not an ORM JPA implementation but an Object Database for Java with built in JPA 2 support.