17.10 - Macros and Tactical Queries - 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)
Macros can be a very effective method of performing tactical queries. The pros and cons of using macros to perform tactical queries in various applications and application workloads are described in detail elsewhere:
  • See Teradata Vantage™ - Database Design, B035-1094 for further information about using macros to perform tactical queries.
  • See Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language, B035-1146, for a comparison of the relative efficiencies of macros and stored procedures for performing tactical queries.