17.00 - 17.05 - Usage Notes - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

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

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.00
17.05
Published
June 2020
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2021-01-30
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A null in the result row of a grouped query containing CUBE, ROLLUP, or GROUPING SET can mean one of the following:

  • The actual data for the column is null.
  • The extended grouping specification aggregated over the column and excluded it from the particular grouping. A null in this case really represents all values for this column.

Use GROUPING to distinguish between rows with nulls in actual data from rows with nulls generated from grouping sets.