16.20 - Overview - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Geospatial Data Types

Product
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1181-162K
Language
English (United States)

Teradata provides the ST_Geometry data type for creating and manipulating geometric shapes in the database. ST_Geometry is implemented as a user-defined type (UDT). ST_Geometry is an instantiable type within Teradata Database. (Teradata Database UDTs do not support inheritance or subtyping.) You can use ST_Geometry as the data type of a table column to represent most of the geospatial types specified in the standard.