16.20 - Setting the Global Export Width - 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

You can use the DBS Control utility to set field 23, the Export Width Table ID field, to define the default export width definition the system uses when returning a result set to a client.

Export Width Table ID DBSControl Setting Description
Expected Defaults
(default setting) 0 Provides reasonable default widths for the character data type and client form of use.
Compatibility Default 1 Enables Unicode data to be processed by applications that written to process Latin or KANJI1 data.
Maximum Default 2 Provides maximum default width of the character data type and client form of use.

Also see the next topic, About Export Width Rules, and “Export Width Table ID” in Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities , B035-1102 .