17.20 - SQLGetTypeInfo - ODBC Driver for Teradata

ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide

Product
ODBC Driver for Teradata
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2022-06-21
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The result set returned by SQLGetTypeInfo has an additional Teradata ODBC-specific column after the standard columns. The specific column information is listed in the table below.

Column Name Column Number (ODBC 3.X) Data Type Comments
USER_DATA_TYPE 20 Smallint Always NULL
TDODBC_ DATA_TYPE 21 Smallint not NULL Teradata ODBC-specific SQL data type code used by ODBC Driver for Teradata. If multiple database types have the same standard ODBC SQL type, then the Teradata ODBC-specific SQL data type code can be used to distinguish between the types. For an example, see Number Data Types.