Character Shorthand Notation Overview - 17.10 - Overview - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine International Character Set Support

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
English (United States)

This document uses the Unicode naming convention for characters. For example, the lowercase character ‘a’ is more formally specified as either LATIN SMALL LETTER A or U+0041. The U+xxxx notation refers to a particular code point in the Unicode standard, where xxxx stands for the hexadecimal representation of the 16-bit value defined in the standard.

In parts of the document it is convenient to use a symbol to represent a special character or a particular class of characters. This is particularly true in discussion of the following Japanese character encodings.

  • KanjiEBCDIC
  • KanjiEUC
  • KanjiShift-JIS