16.10 - MaxDecimal - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Utilities

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Published
June 2017
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-04-26
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Purpose

Defines the maximum number of decimal digits in the default maximum value used in expression typing.

Field Group

General

Default

15 decimal digits

Changes Take Effect

After the next Teradata Database restart.

After you perform a SYSINIT where SYSINIT re-initializes DBS Control, MaxDecimal is set to zero.

Usage Notes

This MaxDecimal value… Sets a default DECIMAL maximum size for expression evaluation to…
0 15.
15 15.
18 18.
38 38.

For more information on the DECIMAL data type, see SQL Data Types and Literals.