16.20 - ADD COLUMN (column_name) - 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
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1144-162K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2019-05-24

The column partition containing the column uses COLUMN format, if it is not already defined with COLUMN format.

You can include columns in the join index with a data type of non-LOB XML, non-LOB ST_GEOMETRY, non-LOB JSON, and non-LOB DATASET. However, you cannot include these data types in the primary index of a join index.

A column in a join index cannot have a data type of BLOB, CLOB, BLOB-based UDT, CLOB-based UDT, VARIANT_TYPE, ARRAY, VARRAY, LOB XML, LOB ST_GEOMETRY, LOB JSON, or DATASET LOB.

AUTO COMPRESS
The column partition containing the column use COLUMN format with autocompression.
NO AUTO COMPRESS
The column partition containing the column use COLUMN format without autocompression.