16.20 - ADD SYSTEM (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

Adds a system-determined storage format of COLUMN or ROW for the column_name or column_name group.


ADD SYSTEM (column_name ) alters the column partition in which the column exists to have a system-determined format of COLUMN or ROW, if it is not already defined with SYSTEM format.


If you do not specify a storage format, Teradata Database defaults to SYSTEM.


data type
Data type for the column.
column attributes
Specify attributes for the column.
AUTO COMPRESS
Autocompress data in the column.
NO AUTO COMPRESS
Do not autocompress data in the column.