Definition

Teradata Vantageā„¢ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

brand
Software
Teradata Vantage
prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
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.