16.20 - Examples: Using the MAX Function - 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)

Example: CHARACTER Data

The following SELECT returns the immediately following result.

   SELECT MAX(Name) 
   FROM Employee; 
   
   Maximum(Name)
   -------------
   Zorn J

Example: Column Expressions

You want to know which item in your warehouse stock has the maximum cost of sales.

   SELECT MAX(CostOfSales) AS m, ProdID 
   FROM Inventory
   GROUP BY ProdID
   ORDER BY m DESC;
   
   Maximum(CostOfSales)  ProdID
   --------------------  ------
                   1295    3815
                    975    4400
                    950    4120

For time series examples, see Teradata Vantage™ - Time Series Tables and Operations, B035-1208.