16.20 - Suppressing Trailing Pad Characters - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1145-162K

To suppress trailing pad characters from the character count for a data value, use the TRIM function on the argument to CHARACTER_LENGTH. For example:

   SELECT CHARACTER_LENGTH( TRIM( TRAILING FROM Name ) ) 
   FROM Employee;