15.00 - UTC Definition - Teradata Database

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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

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.