CAST TIME-to-Character Conversion | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - TIME-to-Character 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.

As an extension to ANSI, CAST permits the use of the FORMAT phrase to enable alternative output formatting for the character representations of DateTime data.

Syntax

CAST (
  time_expression AS character_data_type
  [ CHARACTER SET server_character_set ]
  [ data_attribute [...] ]
)

Syntax Elements

time_expression

The TIME expression to be converted.

character_data_type

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

server_character_set

The server character set to use for the conversion. If the CHARACTER SET clause is omitted, the user default server character set is used.

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