Core Data Type Attributes | Data Types and Literals | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Core Data Type Attributes - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - 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)

The following table lists the main Teradata SQL data type attributes.

Data Type Attribute ANSI Teradata Extension to ANSI
NOT NULL X  
UPPERCASE   X
[NOT] CASESPECIFIC   X
FORMAT format_string   X
TITLE char_string   X
AS name X  
NAMED name   X
DEFAULT value X  
DEFAULT USER   X
DEFAULT DATE   X
DEFAULT TIME   X
DEFAULT NULL X  
WITH DEFAULT   X
WITH TIME ZONE X  
CHARACTER SET X  

The expression “data type attributes” is non-ANSI, as are attributes such as TITLE and FORMAT.

Restrictions apply to some attributes. For example, you cannot use the WITH DEFAULT attribute with UDT data types. For more information, see: