17.10 - Changing or Overriding the DATE Format Settings - 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)

You can change or override the DATE format settings in any of the following ways:

  • Change the DateForm at the system level
  • Set the DateForm at the user or session level
  • Change the system default date format in the SDF
  • Specify a format in a FORMAT phrase

Each of these methods involves consequences that are explained in the following topics and summarized in Hierarchy of Date Formats.