15.00 - Casting Character String Attributes - 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)

Casting Character String Attributes

When the source UDT or string being manipulated by a cast operation is a VARCHAR or CHARACTER type, the server character set that is associated with that source type must be one of the following:

  • The server character set that was declared for that source type within the CREATE TYPE declaration that created the distinct type UDT.
  • The character set that was in effect at the time that the CREATE TYPE declaration was executed.