17.00 - 17.05 - Using SUM Instead of MDIFF - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - 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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The use of MDIFF is strongly discouraged. It is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard, and is retained only for backward compatibility with existing applications. MDIFF(x, w, y) is equivalent to:

   x - SUM(x) OVER (ORDER BY y 
                    ROWS BETWEEN w PRECEDING AND w PRECEDING)