15.10 - EXTERNAL - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.10
created_date
December 2015
category
Programming Reference
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B035-1144-151K

Introduction to the mandatory external function body reference clause.

This clause is mandatory for all UDFs.

This clause can specify four different things:

  • The keyword EXTERNAL only.
  • The keywords EXTERNAL NAME plus an external function name (with optional Parameter Style specification).

    This is a mandatory attribute for all UDFs.

  • The keywords EXTERNAL NAME plus a set of external string literals.
  • The keywords EXTERNAL NAME plus a Java JAR ID specification.