SHOW object | SHOW Statement | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - SHOW and Embedded SQL - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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Release Date
July 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

SHOW is a data returning statement. It returns a single row of a single column whose data type is VARCHAR(20480), and which contains new line characters embedded in the character string.

In the workstation-attached environment, SHOW returns carriage return characters in the string, which locate the cursor to the first position of the current line.

SHOW... INTO cannot be performed as a dynamic statement. Dynamic execution of data returning statements always requires a dynamic cursor.