TO_TIMESTAMP_TZ

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Data Types and Literals

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Software
Teradata Vantage
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Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
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16.20
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Programming Reference
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B035-1143-162K

Purpose

Converts string_expr to a TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE data type.

Syntax



TD_SYSFNLIB.
Name of the database where the function is located.
string_expr

A character argument.

If the conversion fails, TO_TIMESTAMP_TZ returns an error.

format_arg

A character expression.

format_arg is a data format specifying the format of string_expr.

format_arg does not convert data to any of the other datetime data types.

Any fractional seconds that are specified beyond 6 digits are truncated.

If format_arg is omitted, a default timestamp with time zone format of YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS.FF6 TZH:TZM is used.

For valid format_arg values, see TO_DATE.

If this syntax element is NULL, NULL is returned.

If this syntax element is not valid, an error is returned.