16.20 - Usage Notes - 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

MAX is valid for character data as well as numeric data. When used with a character expression, MAX returns the highest sort order.

Nulls are not included in the result computation. For more information, see Teradata Vantage™ SQL Fundamentals, B035-1141 and Aggregates and Nulls.

If value_expression is a column expression, the column must refer to at least one column in the table from which data is selected.

The value_expression must not specify a column reference to a view column that is derived from a function.