16.20 - ANSI Equivalence of Teradata SQL String Functions - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

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

Several of the Teradata SQL string functions are extensions to the ANSI SQL:2011 standard.

To maintain ANSI compatibility, use the ANSI equivalent functions instead of Teradata SQL string functions, when available.

Change this Teradata string function … To this ANSI string function in new applications …
INDEX POSITION
MINDEX†
SUBSTR SUBSTRING
MSUBSTR†
† These functions are no longer documented because their use is deprecated and they will no longer be supported after support for KANJI1 is dropped.
The following Teradata functions have no ANSI equivalents:
  • CHAR2HEXINT
  • SOUNDEX
  • TRANSLATE_CHK
  • UPPER
  • VARGRAPHIC