16.20 - getArray(long, int) - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL External Routine Programming

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
April 2020
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)


Retrieves a slice of the SQL ARRAY value designated by this Array object, beginning with the specified index and containing up to count successive elements of the SQL array.
  • Teradata only supports standard mapping.
  • This method is supported for 1-D arrays only.


Object getArray(long  index,
                int  count)
                throws SQLException


The array index of the first element to retrieve. The first element is at index 1.
The number of successive SQL array elements to retrieve.

Return Value

An array containing up to count consecutive elements of the SQL ARRAY value, beginning with element index.

Note that this routine may return less than count number of elements in the array. Any uninitialized elements in the array are not returned.


Throws SQLException in the following cases:

  • The method is called for an N-D array. A database specific code “9743(ERRUDFJAVARRAY)< <Method> cannot be called for N-D Arrays >” is returned.
  • An error occurs while attempting to access the array. A database specific code “9743 (ERRUDFJAVARRAY)<Failed to retrieve elements of the array>” is returned.