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

Identifies a field as a TIMESTAMP value.

ANSI Compliance

TIMESTAMP is non-ANSI standard. SQL Engine stores a TIMESTAMP value in UTC.

Syntax

TIMESTAMP [ ( fractional_seconds_precision ) ] [ attributes [...] ]

Syntax Elements

fractional_seconds_precision
A single digit representing the number of significant digits in the fractional portion of the SECOND field.
Values for fractional_seconds_precision range from zero through six inclusive.
The default precision is six.
attributes
Appropriate data type, column storage, or column constraint attributes.
For more information, see Core Data Type Attributes and Storage and Constraint Attributes.