17.10 - Example: Comparing Data Types - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - DATASET Data Type

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1198-171K
Language
English (United States)

This example compares CHAR/VARCHAR/CLOB/JSON data types that represent an Avro schema.

/*fail due to name of symbol mismatch*/
SELECT SchemaEqual(
'{ "type": "enum",
   "name": "Suit",
   "symbols" : ["SPADES", "HEARTS", "DIAMONDS", "CLUBS"]
 }',
'{ "type": "enum",
   "name": "Suits",
   "symbols" : ["SPADES", "HEARTS", "DIAMONDS", "CLUBS"]
 }');
> 0

/*fail due to structural mismatch*/
SELECT SchemaEqual(
'{ "type": "enum",
   "name": "Suit",
   "symbols" : ["SPADES", "HEARTS", "DIAMONDS", "CLUBS"]
 }', 
'{ "type" : "array",
   "items" : {
	"type": "record",
	"name": "test",
	"doc": "this is unique01",
	"fields" : [
		{"name": "a", "type": "long"},
		{"name": "b", "type": "string"}
	]
 }}');
> 0

/*success - everything is equal and doc is ignored*/
SELECT SchemaEqual(
'{ "type" : "array",
   "items" : {
	"type": "record",
	"name": "test",
	"doc": "this is unique01",
	"fields" : [
		{"name": "a", "type": "long"},
		{"name": "b", "type": "string"}
	]
 }}',
'{ "type" : "array",
   "items" : {
	"type": "record",
	"name": "test",
	"doc": "this is unique02",
	"fields" : [
		{"name": "a", "type": "long"},
		{"name": "b", "type": "string"}
	]
 }}');
> 1