Global Temporary/Volatile Table Preservation Clause | CREATE TABLE | Vantage - 17.10 - About Deleting or Preserving Global Temporary and Volatile Table Contents - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1184-171K
Language
English (United States)

This clause instructs the database whether to delete or preserve the contents of a global temporary or volatile table when a transaction completes.

DELETE is the default.

This option is valid for global temporary and volatile tables only.

Also see Global Temporary Tables and Volatile Tables.