16.20 - Overview - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Geospatial Data Types

Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

This section describes methods that perform spatial filtering operations. Teradata Database accomplishes 2D spatial filtering using minimum bounding rectangles (MBRs). Three-dimensional filtering employs volumes represented as minimum bounding boxes (MBBs). For the MBB_Filter method, two 3D geometries are converted automatically to MBBs for the filtering calculation. For the Intersects_MBB and Within_MBB methods, a 3D geometry is compared to an MBB.