Teradata Vantage™ is our flagship analytic platform offering, which evolved from our industry-leading Teradata® Database. Until references in content are updated to reflect this change, the term Teradata Database is synonymous with Teradata Vantage.
Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics describes the concepts and applications of Teradata SQL language statements used to define or restructure the database. The statements used to perform these tasks are referred to as the SQL Data Definition Language.
This document provides supplemental information about selected SQL DDL statements as necessary. For a complete list of SQL DDL statements, see Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples, B035-1144.
You should use this document in conjunction with the other volumes of the SQL document set, particularly Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples, B035-1144, as well as Teradata Vantage™ - ANSI Temporal Table Support, B035-1186 and Teradata Vantage™ - Temporal Table Support, B035-1182.
The SQL statements used to assign or revoke access privileges to the data in a database are described in Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Control Language, B035-1149. SQL statements that you use to query or update a database or to analyze queries and query workloads are described in Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language, B035-1146.