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Message Posted: Fri, 28 May 2004 @ 07:38:44 GMT

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Subj:   Re: Equivalent Data Type
From:   Dieter Noeth

Hari-Pattisapu wrote:

  You could use the same type in teradata too as DECIMAL(n,p), Number(n,p)  

No, the maximum number of digits in Teradata is 18 and the OP asked for DECIMAL(38,18).

A possible solution in V2R5.1 would be some UDFs on a Byte(16) column returning strings.

On the other hand, in most cases 18 digits is enough and dec(38) have only been chosen because it's the maximum number...


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