16.20 - Teradata Support for XML - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ XML Data Type

Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)
Teradata Database provides the following support for storing and processing XML data:
  • An XML data type that allows you to store XML content in a compact binary form that preserves the information set of the XML document
  • Functions and methods on the XML type that support common XML operations like parsing, validation, transformation (XSLT) and Query (XPath and XQuery)
  • The XQuery query language for querying and transforming XML content
  • Stored procedures that allow you to publish the results of SQL queries in XML format
  • Shredding functionality that allows you to extract values from XML documents and use them to update database tables