16.10 - FORMAT Phrase and DateTime Formats - 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

The date and time formatting characters in a FORMAT phrase determine the output of DATE, TIME, and TIMESTAMP information.

IF the data type is … THEN use formatting characters for …
DATE

PERIOD(DATE)

date information.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

TIME

TIME WITH TIME ZONE

PERIOD(TIME)

time information.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

TIMESTAMP

TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE

PERIOD(TIMESTAMP)

date and time information.

Date formatting characters must be grouped separately from time formatting characters.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

Formatting characters are case insensitive.