SHOW TABLE and Language Support Mode of a System - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2023-07-11
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Product Category
Teradata Vantage™

You cannot submit a SHOW TABLE request against a dictionary table to determine the language support mode for your system because Vantage always returns the value Unicode as the response to such a request.

Instead, you must submit the following SELECT request to determine the language support mode used by your system.

SELECT infodata
FROM DBC.dbcinfoV
WHERE infokey='language support mode';
IF your system uses this language support mode … THEN the InfoKey value the system returns is …
standard Standard
Japanese Japanese