16.20 - Example: Querying for a Phone Number - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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Release Date
March 2019
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

The following example returns the home phone number of the named individual (if present), or office phone if HomePhone is null, or MessageService if present and both home and office phone values are null. Returns NULL if all three values are null.

   SELECT Name, COALESCE (HomePhone, OfficePhone, MessageService) 
   FROM PhoneDir;