16.20 - Rules for the CASE Expression Result 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)

Because the expressions in CASE THEN/ELSE clauses can be different data types, determining the result type is not always straightforward. You can use the TYPE attribute function with the CASE expression as the argument to find out the result data type. See TYPE.

The following rules apply to the data type of the CASE expression result.