If the character set you use on a client system is represented by a single-byte character set, and the Teradata-supplied ASCII-compatible or EBCDIC-compatible character sets do not provide all the characters you need, you can create a custom (site-defined) client character set.
A custom client character set that you create using the procedures in this chapter must be able to translate to the Teradata LATIN server character set.
Teradata ships the following single-byte character sets that you can use as examples when creating a custom single-byte client character set:
If the single-byte component of the Teradata-supplied Japanese client character sets do not provide all the characters you need, you can create your own site-defined client character set. The single-byte component of the client character set you create must be able to translate to the JIS X 0201 standard.
To create a client character set that defines single- and multibyte Japanese characters and translates in the Teradata Database to Unicode, you must create an extended site-defined character set. For details, see Chapter 6: “Extended Site-Defined Client Character Sets.”