16.20 - THEN/ELSE Expressions Having the Same Non-Character Data Type - 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 all of the THEN and ELSE expressions have the same non-character data type, the result of the CASE expression is that type. For example, if all of the THEN and ELSE expressions have an INTEGER type, the result type of the CASE expression is INTEGER.

For information about how the precision and scale of DECIMAL results are calculated, see Binary Arithmetic Result Data Types.