16.10 - Overview - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Types and Literals

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

This chapter describes the numeric data types.

Each numeric type can be combined with a CHECK constraint when the data type is defined or modified.

The chapter also describes several usage considerations for the system default DECIMAL size definition.

With respect to FLOAT data types, this chapter covers some of the comparison and computation inaccuracies associated with floating point values.