16.20 - Result Type and Attributes - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

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

The result data type depends on the data type of the target_arg input argument that is passed to the function as shown in the following table:

IF the data type of target_arg is... THEN the result type is... AND the result format is the default format for...
BYTEINT BYTEINT BYTEINT
SMALLINT SMALLINT SMALLINT
INTEGER INTEGER INTEGER
BIGINT BIGINT BIGINT
VARBYTE(n) VARBYTE(n) VARBYTE(n)

The maximum supported size (n) for VARBYTE is 8192 bytes.

The default title for SHIFTLEFT is: SHIFTLEFT(target_arg, num_bits_arg).