17.05 - GROUP BY Clause Terminology - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.05
Release Date
January 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1146-175K
Language
English (United States)
A GROUP BY clause is said to be simple if it does not contain any of the following elements:
  • rollup_list
  • cube_list
  • grouping_sets_specification
A GROUP BY clause is said to be primitive if it does not contain any of the following elements:
  • rollup_list
  • cube_list
  • grouping_sets_specification
  • a grouping_expressionand an empty_grouping_set.

See GROUPING SETS Option for definitions of rollup_list, cube_list, grouping_sets_specification, and empty_grouping_set.

See the following topics for examples of non-simple, non-primitive GROUP BY clauses: