Character Sets Categories | Teradata Vantage - 17.20 - Character Sets - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Advanced SQL Engine International Character Set Support

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Last Update
2022-06-24
Content Type
Configuration
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1125-172K
Language
English (United States)

There are two categories of character sets in a Vantage environment.

Category Description
Client (session) character set
  • Used by a client to log on and make requests to the database.
  • Used by the database for data returned to the client.
Server or internal (database) character set Used by the database to store user data.