Character-to-UDT Conversion | Data Types and Literals | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Character-to-UDT Conversion - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Data Types and Literals

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1143-171K
Language
English (United States)

Converts a character data string to a UDT.

ANSI Compliance

This statement is ANSI SQL:2011 compliant.

As an extension to ANSI, CAST permits the use of data attribute phrases such as FORMAT.

Syntax

CAST ( character_expression AS UDT_data_type )

Syntax Elements

character_expression

A character expression to be converted.

UDT_data_type

The data type to which the expression is to be converted.