CREATE RECURSIVE VIEW/REPLACE RECURSIVE VIEW Syntax Elements (Temporal Forms) - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

Temporal Table Support

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
2023-10-30
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Product Category
Teradata Vantage™
view_name
Specifies the name of the recursive view.
database_name
Specifies the name of the database or user to contain view_name if something other than the current database or user.
user_name
column_name
Specifies the name of a view column. If more than one column is specified, list their names in the order in which each column is to be displayed for the view.
CURRENT VALIDTIME
Specifies that seed_statement is a current query in the valid-time dimension. The result set is a nontemporal table.
VALIDTIME AS OF date_timestamp_expression
Specifies that seed_statement retrieves rows where the period of validity overlaps the specified AS OF expression. The result set is a nontemporal table.

date_timestamp_expression can be a constant, scalar UDF, scalar subquery, or business calendar function that evaluates to a date or timestamp value.

NONSEQUENCED VALIDTIME
Specifies that seed_statement is a nonsequenced query in the valid-time dimension. If period_expression is specified, the nonsequenced query produces a table with valid time; otherwise, the result set is a nontemporal table.
The result set for a valid-time table includes an extra column for the overlapped valid-time period. If the list of columns for the view does not provide a name for the extra column, the default name is VALIDTIME.
period_expression
Specifies the period of applicability for the nonsequenced query.
CURRENT TRANSACTIONTIME
Specifies that seed_statement or recursive_statement is a current query in the transaction-time dimension. The result set is a nontemporal table.
TRANSACTIONTIME AS OF date_timestamp_expression
Specifies that seed_statement or recursive_statement retrieves rows whose transaction-time period in the row overlaps the specified AS OF expression. The result set is a nontemporal table.

date_timestamp_expression can be a constant, scalar UDF, scalar subquery, or business calendar function that evaluates to a date or timestamp value.

NONSEQUENCED TRANSACTIONTIME
Specifies that seed_statement or recursive_statement is a nonsequenced query in the transaction-time dimension. A nonsequenced query produces a nontemporal table as a result set.
AS OF date_timestamp_expression
Specifies that seed_statement or recursive_statement retrieves rows whose valid-time and transaction-time periods overlap the specified AS OF expression.

date_timestamp_expression can be a constant, scalar UDF, scalar subquery, or business calendar function that evaluates to a date or timestamp value.

seed_statement
Specifies existing seed SELECT statement syntax for CREATE RECURSIVE VIEW or REPLACE RECURSIVE VIEW.
recursive_statement
Specifies existing recursive SELECT statement syntax for CREATE RECURSIVE VIEW or REPLACE RECURSIVE VIEW.