17.10 - User-Defined Data Types - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Database Design

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1094-171K
Language
English (United States)

The required byte alignment and storage size of a UDT depends on how it is defined.

FOR this category of UDT … THE byte alignment and storage size are …
Distinct the same as that of the predefined data type on which it is defined.
Structured different, depending on whether they are defined on the following type of platform:
  • Packed64 format systems
  • Aligned row format systems

See Sizing Structured UDT Columns for information about how to determine the storage size of a given UDT column.