16.20 - Casting Character String Attributes - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Product
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1184-162K
Language
English (United States)

When the source UDT or string being manipulated by a cast operation is a VARCHAR or CHARACTER type, the server character set that is associated with that source type must be one of the following:

  • The server character set that was declared for that source type within the CREATE TYPE declaration that created the distinct type UDT.
  • The character set that was in effect at the time that the CREATE TYPE declaration was executed.