16.20.16.20 - 16.20 - Core Data Type Attributes - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ Data Types and Literals

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

The following table lists the main Teradata SQL data type attributes.

Data Type Attribute ANSI Teradata Extension to ANSI
NOT NULL X  
UPPERCASE   X
[NOT] CASESPECIFIC   X
FORMAT format_string   X
TITLE char_string   X
AS name X  
NAMED name   X
DEFAULT value X  
DEFAULT USER   X
DEFAULT DATE   X
DEFAULT TIME   X
DEFAULT NULL X  
WITH DEFAULT   X
WITH TIME ZONE X  
CHARACTER SET X  

The expression “data type attributes” is non-ANSI, as are attributes such as TITLE and FORMAT.

Restrictions apply to some attributes. For example, you cannot use the WITH DEFAULT attribute with UDT data types. For further details, see: