16.20 - Examples - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ 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

Example: Querying for the Smallest Integer Value

The following query returns 6.

SELECT LEAST(13, 6);

Example: LEAST with DECIMAL Input

In the following query, if the input arguments have data types of DECIMAL(5,4) and DECIMAL(4,2), the return data type is DECIMAL(6,4) and the return value is 1.1234.

SELECT LEAST(1.1234, 36.12);

Example: LEAST with Character Input

The following query returns 'alpha'.

SELECT LEAST('apples', 'alpha');

Example: Comparing Time Zones in a TIMESTAMP

SELECT LEAST(CAST('2003-08-17 20:15:24-05:00' AS TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE), CAST('2003-08-17 20:15:24-02:00' AS TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE));

Result:

LEAST('2003-08-17 20:15:24-05:00','2003-08-17 20:15:24-02:00')
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                              2003-08-17 20:15:24.000000-02:00