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)

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.