16.20 - Definition - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

The variance of a sample is a measure of dispersion from the mean of that sample. It is the square of the sample standard deviation.

The computation is more conservative than that for the population standard deviation to minimize the effect of outliers on the computed value.