17.10 - Casting Character String Attributes - 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)

When the source UDT or string being manipulated by a cast operation is a VARCHAR or CHARACTER type, the server character set that is associated with that source type must be one of the following:

  • The server character set that was declared for that source type within the CREATE TYPE declaration that created the distinct type UDT.
  • The character set that was in effect at the time that the CREATE TYPE declaration was executed.