15.00 - Preface - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

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Teradata Database
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15.00
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Programming Reference
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B035-1184-015K

Purpose

SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics describes the concepts and applications of Teradata Database SQL language statements used to define or restructure the database. The statements used to perform these tasks are referred to as the SQL Data Definition Language.

You should use this book in conjunction with the other volumes of the SQL book set, particularly SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples, as well as ANSI Temporal Table Support and Temporal Table Support.

The SQL statements used to assign or revoke access privileges to the data in a Teradata Database are described in SQL Data Control Language, while SQL statements used to query or update a Teradata Database or to analyze queries and query workloads are described in SQL Data Manipulation Language.