16.10 - Multibyte Character Set Encoding Forms - Teradata Database

Teradata Database International Character Set Support

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
Configuration
User Guide
featnum
B035-1125-161K

Each character set uses a specific encoding form to distinguish single-byte characters from multibyte characters.

Character Set Description Encoding Form
SCHEBCDIC935_2IJ Simplified Chinese (IBM CCSID 935) for mainframe clients. EBCDIC Shift-Out/Shift-In.

Shift-out character 0x0E and shift-in character 0x0F bracket each string of double-byte characters.

TCHEBCDIC937_3IB Traditional Chinese (IBM CCSID 937) for mainframe clients.
SCHGB2312_1T0 Simplified Chinese (mixed GB2312) for network-attached clients. Extended UNIX Code (EUC) composed of two code sets: cs0 for single-byte characters and cs1 for double-byte characters.
TCHBIG5_1R0 Traditional Chinese (Big5) for network-attached clients. Value of first byte in sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.
SCHINESE936_6R0 Simplified Chinese (mixed GB2312) for network-attached clients. Value of first byte in sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.
TCHINESE950_8R0 Traditional Chinese (Big5) for network-attached clients. Value of first byte in sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.