Category Archives: Teradata

BTEQ export without column header

BTEQ is a powerful utility in Teradata for various reasons. You can write the data of a table into a file using the BTEQ export utility. You can also use BTEQ for executing conditional statements based on certain logic, BTEQ can also be used for executing all kind of DML statements. In this post, we… Read More »

IF ELSE in Teradata BTEQ

BTEQ utility is one of the advantages of Teradata over other extraction utilities. The advantage of BTEQ utility is its error handling ability and conditional execution. It is more common that the query execution is often compared against the conditional flow in programming languages and programmers may end up choosing JDBC connection to have control… Read More »

Error handling with ACTIVITYCOUNT and ERRORCODE in BTEQ

Batch Teradata Query(BTEQ) is a powerful utility in Teradata with multiple options. You can export/import tables and files and make use of them in the same sessions for checking conditions to take decisions. Based on the checks, you can perform your DDL, DML operations. In this post, we will use a very simple use case… Read More »

CREATE TABLE using SELECT in Teradata

In the other post, we saw how to create tables in Teradata and the corresponding examples for each. Here we will see how to create a table with select from another table. Let us see the basic syntax of the same. Create table without data and index Syntax In the above example, please note the… Read More »

CREATE TABLE in Teradata with examples

There are different ways to create tables in Teradata. We can also define the tables in such a way that it will allow or not allow the duplicates. We can also create tables with data from another table on the fly. Create table – Default We can create a table in Teradata with the default… Read More »

BTEQ export table to file in Teradata

BTEQ stands for Batch Teradata Query. It is one of the utilities in Teradata to perform DDL and DML queries, creating macros, etc. However, the BTEQ export feature is exclusively for exporting the result of a query to a file. BTEQ modes There are two modes of running BTEQ. They are interactive mode and Batch… Read More »