Large Objects

ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide

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ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
16.20
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User Guide
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B035-2526-108K

This section describes a set of ODBC data types and their mapping to the Teradata Large Object Data Types.

LOB is a common term for relational data types that are able to contain large objects such as image, video, and audio data. These are objects with a size that significantly exceeds the size of traditional relational data types.

Teradata supports two types of Large Objects:
  • BLOB
  • CLOB