17.00 - Example: Using ColumnsV - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Data Dictionary

prodname
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
vrm_release
17.00
created_date
June 2020
category
Administration
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1092-170K

This example shows a statement that selects from DBC.ColumnsV the name, format, null status, and data type of all columns in the Personnel.Employee table:

SELECT ColumnName,ColumnFormat,Nullable,ColumnType
       FROM DBC.ColumnsV WHERE DatabaseName=’Personnel’
       AND TableName = ’Employee’;

Partial Results:

ColumnName     ColumnFormat    Nullable   ColumnType
----------     ------------    --------   -------------
EmpNo          9(5)            N          I
Name           X(12)           N          CV
DeptNo         999             Y          I
JobTitle       X(12)           Y          CV
Salary         zzz,zz9.99      Y          D
YrsExp         z9              Y          I