Timestamp - Teradata Warehouse Miner

Teradata® Warehouse Miner™ User Guide - Volume 2ADS Generation

Teradata Warehouse Miner
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November 2018
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SQL Timestamp literal parameter values consist of the keyword TIMESTAMP followed by a timestamp enclosed in single quotes with the format YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. Time zones are not supported on SQL Timestamp literal parameters. When dragging a literal Timestamp parameter into a variable, the following tree element is created.

Variable Creation > Input > Variables: SQL Elements pane - Literal Parameters > Timestamp

A default timestamp of the current date and time is provided, but can be changed via the Properties panel. Double-click on Timestamp (CurrentDate CurrentTime) or highlight and click Properties.

Variable Creation > Input > Variables: SQL Elements pane - Literal Parameters > Timestamp Properties

  • Parameter — Either ‘<NewParameter>’ may be selected, or an existing parameter may be selected via the pull-down list.
  • Name — When ‘<NewParameter>’ is selected, the Name of the new parameter may be entered here. The name must be unique among all parameters defined in the analysis.
  • Description — A description of the parameter may be entered here. It should be limited to 512 characters if the analysis is ever to be published to the Model Manager application.
  • Date and Time — Either the standard windows Calendar control (reached by selecting the pull-down arrow of the selector) can be used to set the desired date by clicking through the months in the calendar using the < and > buttons, or the date can be set by just typing in the desired values for the month, day and year, one at a time.

    To specify the time portion of the Date and Time fields, highlight the hours, minutes and/or seconds and type in the desired values.