16.10 - Changing or Overriding the DATE Format Settings - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Types and Literals

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
Programming Reference
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B035-1143-161K

You can change or override the DATE format settings in any of the following ways:

  • Change the DateForm at the system level
  • Set the DateForm at the user or session level
  • Change the system default date format in the SDF
  • Specify a format in a FORMAT phrase

Each of these methods involves consequences that are explained in the following topics and summarized in Hierarchy of Date Formats.