17.10 - Usage Notes - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Data Types and Literals

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

External Representation of BYTE

The following table lists the client representations for the BYTE data type.

Determining the application definitions and client data types is the responsibility of the application programmer.

Client CPU Architecture Client Internal Data Format
IBM mainframe n bytes.
  • UTS
  • RISC
  • Motorola 68000
  • WE 32000
  • Intel
n bytes.