16.20 - ANSI Equivalence of Teradata SQL String Functions - 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)

Several of the Teradata SQL string functions are extensions to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

To maintain ANSI compatibility, use the ANSI equivalent functions instead of Teradata SQL string functions, when available.

Change this Teradata string function … To this ANSI string function in new applications …
INDEX POSITION
MINDEX†
SUBSTR SUBSTRING
MSUBSTR†
† These functions are no longer documented because their use is deprecated and they will no longer be supported after support for KANJI1 is dropped.
The following Teradata functions have no ANSI equivalents:
  • CHAR2HEXINT
  • SOUNDEX
  • TRANSLATE_CHK
  • UPPER
  • VARGRAPHIC