Unformatted data on workstation-attached systems is data that does not conform to the format of data from a database source. It may, however, originate from a database source, or from other sources, such as a Fortran file.
- Optionally, a variable-length indicator bytes field
- A variable-length data field
Unformatted records have no end-of-record delimiter field.
The following table lists the unformatted record field descriptions.
|Input Record Field||Description|
|Indicator bytes||Optional bytes to indicate null data|
|Input data||Raw data to be loaded into the Teradata FastLoad table on the database|
Windows platforms use a two-character sequence to signify a new line, carriage return + line feed. UNIX platforms use a single new-line character to perform the same function.
- One character for UNIX platforms
- Two characters for Windows platforms