16.10 - STAMP - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Support Utilities

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
Configuration
featnum
B035-1180-161K

Purpose

The STAMP command takes five hexadecimal numbers and converts them to a file system timestamp.

Syntax



number
number must be less than 256, since each number represents one byte of the timestamp.

Usage Notes

The STAMP command can be used to see when a segment was created. It is used in debugging when viewing a crash dump. The hex values at the offset where the time stamp is located can be converted to a timestamp which can be compared to the current version of the segment.