16.20 - Renaming Table Columns - 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)

You can rename table columns except when the:

  • new_column_name matches any existing column name in the target table.
  • Column is an index field.
  • Column is part of any type of referential constraint.
  • Column is a partitioning column for a partitioned primary index.
  • Column is referenced in the UPDATE OF clause of a trigger.