17.05 - Rules for Using a Scalar UDF in an UPDATE Request - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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January 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

A scalar UDF can be invoked from both the SET clause and the WHERE clause of an UPDATE request. See Example: UPDATE Using an SQL UDF Invocation in the SET and WHERE Clauses.

Clause Usage rules are the same as those for invoking a scalar UDF from the …
SET Select list of a SELECT request.

You must use the alias to reference the result of a scalar UDF invocation that has an alias.

WHERE WHERE clause of a SELECT request.

The scalar UDF must be invoked from within an expression that is specified as the search condition. Otherwise, the system returns an error.

See WHERE Clause.