FORMAT Phrase and DateTime Formats | Data Types and Literals | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - FORMAT Phrase and DateTime Formats - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - 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)

The date and time formatting characters in a FORMAT phrase determine the output of DATE, TIME, and TIMESTAMP information.

IF the data type is … THEN use formatting characters for …
  • DATE
  • PERIOD(DATE)
date information.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

  • TIME
  • TIME WITH TIME ZONE
  • PERIOD(TIME)
time information.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

  • TIMESTAMP
  • TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE
  • PERIOD(TIMESTAMP)
date and time information.

Date formatting characters must be grouped separately from time formatting characters.

For Period types, the specified format is associated with both the beginning and ending bounds of the period.

Formatting characters are case-insensitive.