CAST DATE-to-DATE Conversion | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - DATE-to-DATE Conversion with CAST - 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)

ANSI Compliance

This statement is ANSI SQL:2011 compliant.

CAST permits the use of data attributes, such as the FORMAT phrase that enables alternative output formatting of date data. This is a Teradata extension to CAST.

A DATE-to-DATE conversion involving a DATE type with a dateform of INTEGERDATE is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard. This is a Teradata extension to CAST

Syntax

CAST ( date_expression AS
  { DATE [ data_attribute [...] ] |
    [ data_attribute [...] ]
  }
)

Syntax Elements

date_expression

A date expression to be converted.

data_attribute
One of the following data attributes:
  • FORMAT
  • NAMED
  • TITLE