16.20 - SET SESSION CHARACTER SET UNICODE PASS THROUGH - 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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Purpose

Enables or disables Unicode Pass Through processing for the session. Pass Through Characters (PTCs) include the Unicode characters that are not currently supported and character codes reserved for future use.

For more information on Unicode Pass Through processing, see Teradata Vantage™ NewSQL Engine International Character Set Support, B035-1125.

Required Privileges

None.

Syntax



Syntax Elements

ON
Enables Unicode Pass Through processing.
OFF
Disables Unicode Pass Through processing. This is the default.

Example: Enabling Unicode Pass Through for the Session

SET SESSION CHARACTER SET UNICODE PASS THROUGH ON;

ANSI Compliance

SET SESSION CHARACTER SET UNICODE PASS THROUGH is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.