17.10 - Creating ANSI Valid-Time Tables - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - 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)

ANSI supports special CREATE TABLE and ALTER TABLE syntax for creating valid-time tables. Creating temporal tables includes:

  • Defining the beginning and ending bound columns for the valid-time period
  • Defining the VALIDTIME derived period column
  • Optional syntax to define primary key, unique, and referential constraints for ANSI valid-time tables.