17.10 - Example: Using ColumnsV - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Data Dictionary

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Administration
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1092-171K
Language
English (United States)

This example shows a statement that selects from DBC.ColumnsV the name, format, null status, and data type of all columns in the Personnel.Employee table:

SELECT ColumnName,ColumnFormat,Nullable,ColumnType
       FROM DBC.ColumnsV WHERE DatabaseName=’Personnel’
       AND TableName = ’Employee’;

Partial Results:

ColumnName     ColumnFormat    Nullable   ColumnType
----------     ------------    --------   -------------
EmpNo          9(5)            N          I
Name           X(12)           N          CV
DeptNo         999             Y          I
JobTitle       X(12)           Y          CV
Salary         zzz,zz9.99      Y          D
YrsExp         z9              Y          I