Overview

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

Literals are values coded directly in the text of an SQL statement, view or macro definition text, or CHECK constraint definition text. In general, the system is able to determine the type of a literal by its form.

Literals are also referred to as constants.