EMPTY_BLOB Data Type | Data Types and Literals | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - EMPTY_BLOB - 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)

Returns an empty BLOB (Binary Large Object), that is, one that contains 0 bytes.

EMPTY_BLOB takes zero input arguments.

EMPTY_BLOB is a scalar function whose return value data type is BLOB AS LOCATOR.

ANSI Compliance

This statement is a Teradata extension to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

Syntax

[TD_SYSFNLIB.] EMPTY_BLOB ()

Syntax Elements

TD_SYSFNLIB.
Name of the database where the function is located.