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Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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17.00
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June 2020
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Programming Reference
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B035-1208-170K
DESCRIBE [VERBOSE] ( [ DISTINCT | ALL ] 'value_expression' )

Syntax Elements

VERBOSE
Includes both fully parallel and single-threaded functions.
ALL
All non-null value_expressions, including duplicates, in the computation.
DISTINCT
Excludes duplicates specified by value_expression from the computation.
value_expression
A literal or column expression for which a set of aggregate functions are computed for the series.

The value_expression cannot be a reference to a view column derived from a function, and cannot contain any ordered analytical or aggregate functions.