17.10 - Changing or Overriding the DATE Format Settings - 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)

You can change or override the DATE format settings in any of the following ways:

  • Change the DateForm at the system level
  • Set the DateForm at the user or session level
  • Change the system default date format in the SDF
  • Specify a format in a FORMAT phrase

Each of these methods involves consequences that are explained in the following topics and summarized in Hierarchy of Date Formats.