17.10 - Data Types on Which String Functions can Operate - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-171K
Language
English (United States)

The following table lists all the data types that can be processed as strings. Note that not all types are acceptable to all functions. See the individual functions for the types they can process.

Data Type Grouping
Character Byte Numeric
  • CHARACTER
  • VARCHAR
  • CLOB
  • BYTE
  • VARBYTE
  • BLOB
  • BYTEINT
  • DECIMAL
  • FLOAT
  • INTEGER
  • NUMERIC
  • SMALLINT