15.10 - Usage Notes - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Teradata Database
Release Number
December 2015
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

SET SESSION COLLATION is not valid in 2PC sessions.

Character data is sorted in ascending order unless the DESC (descending) option is included in the SQL request.

Teradata Database converts data characters to their uppercase values for comparison and sorting operations unless the CASESPECIFIC option is included in the SQL request, or was defined at creation time for the column being queried. The results of CASESPECIFIC on sorted results is described in SQL Data Manipulation Language, B035-1146.