17.10 - TCHINESE950_8R0 - 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)

The TCHINESE950_8R0 character set provides support for traditional Chinese (Windows Code Page 950) on network-attached clients.

Under this character set, a CHARACTER data type supports mixed single- and multibyte characters.The high order bit of the first byte in a sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.

IF the value of the first byte is … THEN the length of the character is …
less than 0x81 one byte
greater than or equal to 0x81 two bytes