17.10 - Default Character Set - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Database Utilities

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Configuration
Publication ID
B035-1102-171K
Language
English (United States)

Specifies the default character set assigned to users if a default character set is not explicitly specified in the CREATE USER statement.

Field Group

General

Valid Settings

Setting Description
1 Specifies the Latin character set as the default.
0 Specifies the Unicode character set as the default.

Default

1 on systems configured to use Standard Language Support mode.

0 on systems configured to use Japanese Language Support mode.

Upgraded systems that have not been reinitialized retain the default character set they had before being upgraded:
  • Latin for systems using Standard Language Support Mode
  • Unicode for systems using Japanese Language Support Mode

Changes Take Effect

After the DBS Control Record has been written for CREATE USER statements issued after the change. Existing users retain the default character set they had before Default Character Set was changed.