15.00 - Column Names and Constraints - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

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Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
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User Guide
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B035-1094-015K

Column Names and Constraints

The topic of domains leads naturally to the topic of naming columns and assigning constraints to them.

Always use a consistent method to define the names of the columns in your databases.

The following set of columns illustrates an unsophisticated example of why it is important to name your columns carefully.