17.05 - Example: Creating an Instance Method for a UDT Stored on the Client - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.05
Release Date
January 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1144-175K
Language
English (United States)

The following example creates the definition for an instance method named toUS for the UDT named euro. The external routine for this method is stored on the client at the location specified in the EXTERNAL NAME clause.

    CREATE METHOD toUS()
      RETURNS us_dollar CAST FROM DECIMAL(8,2)
      FOR euro
      EXTERNAL NAME        'CO!C:\sys\math.lib!CO!C:\distinct_lib\euro2us.obj!F!toUS';