15.10 - SQL Statement or Utility Command - 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
featnum
B035-1144-151K
HELP
‘HELP’ displays information about using the online help statement.
SQL
A help request for the syntax of an SQL statement. If this topic is not followed by a specific statement, a list of commands is displayed for that topic.
ARCHIVE
DUMP
FASTEXPORT
FASTLOAD
MULTILOAD
PMPC
TPCCONS
SPL
A help request for one of the client utilities. These are the topics about which HELP is requested.
If these topics are not followed by a specific utility name, a list of commands is displayed for that topic.
command_name
An optional specific SQL statement or client utility command name.

Examples: HELP Online Form

Statement Description
HELP 'SQL'; List of SQL statements and their syntax.
HELP 'MULTILOAD'; List of MultiLoad commands and their syntax.
HELP 'SQL UPDATE'; Syntax for the SQL UPDATE statement.
HELP 'SPL'; List of all SQL procedure DDL and control statements and their syntax.
HELP 'SPL IF'; Syntax, semantics, and usage of the SQL procedure IF control statement.