15.00 - 15.10 - Language Support Modes - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
15.10
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1091-151K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-09-25

During system initialization (sysinit) the database administrator can optimize Teradata Database for one of two language support modes:

  • Standard
  • Japanese
  • The language support mode determines the:

  • Character set that Teradata Database uses to store system dictionary data.
  • Default character set for user data.
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    IF you enable this language support mode …

    THEN Teradata Database stores object names using this character set …

    AND stores character data other than object names using this character set …

    Standard

    UNICODE

    For backward compatibility, object names are processed internally as LATIN

    LATIN.

    Japanese

    UNICODE

    For backward compatibility, object names are processed internally as KANJI1

    UNICODE.