16.20 - Example: Requesting the Current Timestamp - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-162K
Language
English (United States)

If the DBS Control flag TimeDateWZControl is enabled, the following statements request the current timestamp based on the current session time and time zone.

   SELECT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP;
   SELECT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP AT LOCAL;

The result is similar to:

               Current TimeStamp(6)
   --------------------------------
   2001-11-27 15:53:34.910000+00:00

If the session time zone was defined with a time zone string that follows different DST and standard time zone displacements, then the timestamp returned is automatically adjusted to account for the start and end of daylight saving time. Otherwise, no adjustment for daylight saving time is done.