17.10 - Example: Simple DELETE on an ANSI Valid-Time Table - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - ANSI Temporal Table Support

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1186-171K
Language
English (United States)

A simple DELETE statement without temporal qualification operates just as a DELETE on a nontemporal table, completely deleting rows that qualify for deletion:

DELETE FROM employee_vt WHERE ename=’Ash’;

SELECT * FROM employee_vt;
 eid ename terms   job_start     job_end
---- ----- ----- ----------- -----------
1005 Alice  TW11  2004/12/01  2005/12/01
1010 Mike   TW07  2015/01/01  2016/12/31
1005 Alice  PW11  2005/12/01  9999/12/31
1001 Sania  TW08  2002/01/01  2006/12/31
1004 Fred   PW12  2001/05/01  9999/12/31
1003 SRK    TM02  2004/02/10  2005/02/09