Period-to-TIME Conversion | Data Types and Literals | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Period-to-TIMESTAMP 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 period value to a TIMESTAMP value.

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 of DateTime data.

Syntax

CAST (
  period_expression AS TIMESTAMP
  [ ( fractional_seconds_precision ) ]
  [ WITH TIME ZONE ]
  [ data_attribute [...] ]
)

Syntax Elements

period_expression

The Period expression to be converted.

fractional_seconds_precision

A single digit representing the number of significant digits in the fractional portion of the SECOND field. The valid range is 0 through 6. The default is 6.

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