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

Literals are values coded directly in the text of an SQL statement, view or macro definition text, or CHECK constraint definition text. In general, the system is able to determine the type of a literal by its form.

Literals are also referred to as constants.