16.20.16.20 - 16.20 - Overview - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Data Types and Literals

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1143-162K

This section describes the numeric data types.

Each numeric type can be combined with a CHECK constraint when the data type is defined or modified.

The section also describes several usage considerations for the system default DECIMAL size definition.

With respect to FLOAT data types, this section covers some of the comparison and computation inaccuracies associated with floating point values.