Server Character Set Rules

Teradata Vantage™ Data Types and Literals

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

When data_definition_list specifies a data type of CHARACTER (CHAR) or CHARACTER VARYING (VARCHAR) and does not specify a CHARACTER SET clause to indicate which server character set to use, then the resulting server character set is as follows.

IF the data type of expression is … THEN the server character set of the resulting characters is …
non-character the user default server character set.
character the server character set of expression.