16.20 - Example: Using ColumnsV - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ Data Dictionary

Product
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
16.20
Published
March 2019
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2019-05-03
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This example shows a statement that selects from DBC.ColumnsV the name, format, null status, and data type of all columns in the Personnel.Employee table:

SELECT ColumnName,ColumnFormat,Nullable,ColumnType
       FROM DBC.ColumnsV WHERE DatabaseName=’Personnel’
       AND TableName = ’Employee’;

Partial Results:

ColumnName     ColumnFormat    Nullable   ColumnType
----------     ------------    --------   -------------
EmpNo          9(5)            N          I
Name           X(12)           N          CV
DeptNo         999             Y          I
JobTitle       X(12)           Y          CV
Salary         zzz,zz9.99      Y          D
YrsExp         z9              Y          I