15.10 - New Features - ODBC Driver for Teradata

ODBC Driver for Teradata User Guide

prodname
ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
15.10
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2509-035K

Features introduced with this version of ODBC Driver for Teradata include the following:

  • A new parser, developed for replacing ODBC escape sequences
  • Support for leap seconds
  • Parsing of SQL from memory, instead of using a temporary file on Linux/Unix/Apple OS X platforms
  • Support for date round-trip of Number type to SQL_C_BINARY to SQL_DOUBLE (NUMBER data type)
  • Support for TD columnar functionality
  • Performance improvements when obtaining large result-set fetches
  • Acceptance of connection-string keywords and odbc.ini parameters interchangeably
  • Use of the -02 compiler optimization level for better performance on the Linux platform
  • Now supported on RedHat 7
  • Now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Support for new PASS THROUGH tokens for External-Languages like MongoDB
  • Support for the ODBC scalar function [fn RIGHT()]
  • Support for Trusted Sessions Security
  • Support for the TDNEGO security mechanism
  • Support for the SQL interface for Ferret ShowWhere command
  • Support for the XSLT based mapping definition for XML shredding
  • Support for Column Partitioning with a Primary AMP Index or a Primary Index
  • *Support for the Secure Zones feature
  • *Support for SAS (Statistical Analysis System) Metadata feature
  • *Support for the Load Isolation feature
  • *Support for SQL-H enhancements
  • Note: Features designated by an * only work with the new parser and won’t work with the legacy parser. For details see “Appendix E Deprecated Features”.