15.00 - UTC Definition - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1184-015K
Language
English (United States)

UTC Definition

UTC represents the Coordinated Universal Time, formerly referred to as Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT.

Formally, the value for a local time with respect to UTC is defined as follows.

where the value for time_zone_displacement is the time that must be subtracted from local time to produce the value for UTC, which is arbitrarily defined as zero hours displacement from the Greenwich meridian.