TIMESTAMP-to-Period Conversion | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - TIMESTAMP-to-Period Conversion - 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)

Converts a TIMESTAMP value as PERIOD(DATE), PERIOD(TIME[(n)][WITH TIME ZONE]), or PERIOD(TIMESTAMP[(n)][WITH TIME ZONE]).

ANSI Compliance

This statement is ANSI SQL:2011 compliant.

As an extension to ANSI, CAST permits the use of data attribute phrases.

Syntax

CAST (
  timestamp_expression AS period_data_type
  [ data_attribute [...] ]
)

Syntax Elements

timestamp_expression

The timestamp expression to be converted.

period_data_type

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

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