16.20 - Data Types on Which String Functions can Operate - 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)

The following table lists all the data types that can be processed as strings. Note that not all types are acceptable to all functions. See the individual functions for the types they can process.

Data Type Grouping
Character Byte Numeric
  • CHARACTER
  • VARCHAR
  • CLOB
  • BYTE
  • VARBYTE
  • BLOB
  • BYTEINT
  • DECIMAL
  • FLOAT
  • INTEGER
  • NUMERIC
  • SMALLINT