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Chapter 7: Teradata Parallel Transport (... > V13 - PERIOD Data Type API Support - Pg. 346

Teradata Parallel Transport (TPT) V13 ­ PERIOD Data Type API Support Our favorite holding period is forever." - Warren Buffett Teradata`s favorite period is PERIOD! The PERIOD Data Type is nothing to be confused about. A clear example would be a range of two dates. Another clear example would be a range of two times or two timestamps. A PERIOD means a range between two dates, or two times, or two timestamps. This has been introduced with Temporal Tables. See the Tera-Tom on Teradata SQL V12-V13 for a great and clear explanation of Temporal Tables. There are 5 new data types supported.