17.10 - MaxDecimal - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - 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)

Defines the maximum number of decimal digits in the default maximum value used in expression typing.

Field Group

General

Default

15 decimal digits

Changes Take Effect

After the next database restart.

After you perform a system initialization (sysinit) that re-initializes DBS Control, MaxDecimal is set to zero.

Usage Notes

This MaxDecimal value… Sets a default DECIMAL maximum size for expression evaluation to…
0 15.
15 15.
18 18.
38 38.

For more information on the DECIMAL data type, see Teradata Vantage™ - Data Types and Literals, B035-1143.