FastLoad Utility | Character Sets | Teradata FastLoad - 17.10 - Character Sets - FastLoad

Teradata® FastLoad Reference

Product
FastLoad
Release Number
17.10
Published
June 2021
Last Update
2021-07-01
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-2411-061K
Language
English (United States)

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.