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
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B035-1145-162K

The standard deviation is the second moment of a distribution. For a sample, it is a measure of dispersion from the mean of that sample. The computation is more conservative for the population standard deviation to minimize the effect of outliers on the computed value.