SET SESSION COLLATION SQL Statement | Teradata Vantage - 17.05 - SET SESSION COLLATION - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

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Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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January 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

Changes the collation sequence for the current session.

You can use the HELP SESSION request to find out the collation that is currently in effect.

ANSI Compliance

This statement is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

Although SET SESSION COLLATION is technically a DCL statement, Vantage treats it as a DDL statement for transaction semantics.

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