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
category
Programming Reference
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B035-1145-162K

The result data type is a BYTE value (a fixed byte data type). The size of the byte string returned varies according to the data type of the target_arg input argument 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 BYTE(1) BYTE(1)
SMALLINT BYTE(2) BYTE(2)
INTEGER BYTE(4) BYTE(4)
BIGINT BYTE(8) BYTE(8)

The default title for TO_BYTE is: TO_BYTE(target_arg).