17.00 - Example: Using DBCInfoV - 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 SELECT statement retrieves the version and release of the current Advanced SQL Engine software.

SELECT infokey (format ‘x(30)’),
      infodata (format ‘x(20)’)
  FROM DBC.DBCInfoV
  ORDER BY infokey;

Result:

InfoKey                        InfoData
---------------------          --------------------
LANGUAGE SUPPORT MODE          Japanese
RELEASE                        14.10j.00.00
VERSION                        14.10j.00.00   

For the language support mode, InfoData is either Standard or Japanese.

The values for Version and Release are broken down into 4 parts:
  • Major release
  • Minor release
  • Maintenance release
  • E-fix release

For example, 14.10.02.03 represents the following:

Value Description
14 Major release number
10 Minor release number
02 Maintenance release number
03 E-fix or patch release number