17.10 - Result Type and Attributes - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
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English (United States)

The result type is the same data type as that of the numeric input argument.

If the input argument is defined as a DECIMAL/NUMERIC with a precision less than 38, the return DECIMAL/NUMERIC value will have its precision increased by 1. For example, if DECIMAL(6,4) were passed in, it would be increased and returned as a DECIMAL(7,4). If the precision is 38, the scale will be reduced by 1 unless the scale is 0. For example, a DECIMAL(38,38) results in a return data type of DECIMAL(38,37).

The default title for FLOOR is FLOOR(arg).

For information on default data type formats, see Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Data Types and Literals, B035-1143.