15.00 - Row Length Characteristics - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-1094-015K

Row Length Characteristics

The following table describes the boundary characteristics for a Teradata Database row on both packed64 and aligned row format systems. The value for minimum length derives from the mandatory 12 or 16 overhead bytes per row.

 

                         Characteristic

                            Description

Maximum length

64 KB (64,256 bytes)

Minimum length

  • 12 bytes for nonpartitioned primary index tables
  • 16 bytes for PPI tables