Teradata FastLoad supports Latin, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean character sets for workstation-attached and mainframe-attached configurations. For additional information about character-set support and definition, speed Character Set Specification.
Teradata FastLoad also supports UTF-16 (workstation only) and UTF-8 character sets. For additional information, see Unicode Character Sets.
- FastLoad supports 8-byte row counters. All the numbers stated above are of type 8-byte unsigned integer. A FastLoad job can load up to 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 rows.
- FastLoad supports all Unicode characters in object names.
- If multi-byte characters are used in object names in a Teradata FastLoad script, they must be enclosed in double quotes.