16.20 - Definition - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

prodname
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
March 2019
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1145-162K

The variance of a sample is a measure of dispersion from the mean of that sample. It is the square of the sample standard deviation.

The computation is more conservative than that for the population standard deviation to minimize the effect of outliers on the computed value.