FROM_BYTES

Teradata Vantageā„¢ 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

Purpose

Encodes a sequence of bits into a sequence of characters representing its encoding. The following encodings are supported:
  • BaseX
  • BaseY
  • Base64M (MIME)
  • ASCII

where X is a power of 2 (for example, 2, 8, 16) and Y is not a power of 2 (for example, 10 and 36).

Syntax



TD_SYSFNLIB.
Name of the database where the function is located.
instring
The binary string value, that is, the sequence of characters to be encoded.
out_encoding
The encoding FROM_BYTES uses to encode the sequence of characters specified by instring.