17.10 - TruncRoundReturnTimestamp - 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)

Determines whether the TRUNC and ROUND system functions return a TIMESTAMP or DATE value when passed a TIMESTAMP value.

Field Group

General

Valid Settings

Setting Description
TRUE TRUNC and ROUND return a TIMESTAMP data type value when passed a TIMESTAMP value.
FALSE TRUNC and ROUND return a DATE data type value when passed a TIMESTAMP value.

Default

FALSE

Changes Take Effect

After the next database restart.

Usage Notes

The default behavior of returning a DATE value when passed a TIMESTAMP value is for compatibility with Teradata Database releases prior to 16.10.

Related Information

For more information on the TRUNC and ROUND system functions, see Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates, B035-1145.