15.00 - Volatile Tables and the Default Database - Teradata Database

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Volatile Tables and the Default Database

When you create an unqualified volatile temporary table, the login user space is used as the default database for the table, whatever the default database is currently specified to be.

When you create a qualified volatile table, the database name you specify must be identical to that of the login user database. Otherwise, the system returns an error.