16.20 - Usage Notes - 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)

MAX is valid for character data as well as numeric data. When used with a character expression, MAX returns the highest sort order.

Nulls are not included in the result computation. For more information, see Teradata Vantage™ SQL Fundamentals, B035-1141 and Aggregates and Nulls.

If value_expression is a column expression, the column must refer to at least one column in the table from which data is selected.

The value_expression must not specify a column reference to a view column that is derived from a function.