SQL UDF Usage | CREATE/REPLACE FUNCTION | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Function Identifiers - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Published
July 2021
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2021-07-27
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SQL UDF function names (see Function Name) are distinct from SQL UDF specific function names.

The following table briefly outlines the differences among the different function identifiers:

Function Identifier Syntax Variable Name Definition
Function name function_name The identifier used to call the function from an SQL request.
  • If a specific name is assigned to the function, function_name is not the name by which the dictionary knows the function as a database object, and it need not be unique within its containing database or user.
  • If no specific name is assigned to the function, the function name is the data dictionary is function_name.
Specific function name specific_function_name The identifier used to define the function as a database object in the dictionary table DBC.TVM.