16.20 - The Purpose of Macros - 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)

Performing a macro frees you from having to type the entire set of statements in the macro body each time the operation defined by these statements is needed. Macros simplify an operation that is complex or must be performed frequently.