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Tera-Tom's 1000 Page e-Book on Teradata Architecture and SQL, 2nd Edition by Tom Coffing, William Coffing

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Chapter 35 - Data Manipulation Language (DML)

“I tried to draw people more realistically, but the figure I neglected to update was myself.”

- Joe Sacco

INSERT Syntax # 1

The following syntax of the INSERT does not use the column names as part of the command. Therefore, it requires that the VALUES portion of the INSERT match each and every column in the table with a data value or a NULL.

INS[ERT][ INT0 ]  <table-name>   VALUE
( <literal-data-value> [...,<literal-data-value>  ];

Note: Using INS instead of INSERT is not ANSI compliant.

 

 

The INSERT statement is used to put a new row into a table. A status is the only returned value from the database; no rows are returned to the user. It must account for all the columns in a table using either ...

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