16.20 - ANSI Compliance - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Product
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
16.20
Published
March 2019
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2019-05-24
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CREATE INDEX is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard. The ANSI SQL standard does not define DDL for creating indexes.

The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX syntax is functionally equivalent to adding a UNIQUE NOT NULL or PRIMARY KEY NOT NULL constraint set to a column in ANSI SQL:2011 if all of the columns in the column set are NOT NULL.

A CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement on a column set where one or more columns are nullable is similar.