17.10 - allocCtx(int size) - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL External Routine Programming

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1147-171K
Language
English (United States)

This method allocates a table function context and allows a UDF to use a byte array as a scratchpad or context object to retain data between iterations in the table UDF. Using a byte array allows context objects to be retrieved faster providing for better performance.

Syntax

allocCtx(int size)

Syntax Elements

size
Size of the byte array in bytes.