16.20 - TCHBIG5_1R0 - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ NewSQL Engine International Character Set Support

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
March 2019
category
Configuration
User Guide
featnum
B035-1125-162K

The TCHBIG5_1R0 character set provides support for traditional Chinese (Big5) on network-attached clients.

For TCHBIG5_1R0, a CHARACTER data type supports mixed single- and multibyte characters. The value of the first byte in the sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.

IF the value of the first byte is … THEN the length of the character is …
less than 0x81 one byte
greater than or equal to 0x81 two bytes