16.20 - About Character Sets - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ 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

There are two categories of character sets in a Teradata Database environment.

Category Description
Client (session) character set
  • Used by a client to log on and make requests to the database.
  • Used by the database for data returned to the client.
Server or internal (database) character set Used by the database to store user data.