Teradata Aster

Last modified: May 17, 2023
Connection Type

ODBC, OLE DB (64-bit)

Driver Details

The ODBC driver can be downloaded from Teradata Aster.

Type of Support


Validated On

5.0, 6.0

Alteryx tools used to connect

Standard workflow processing

Input Data Tool Icon

Input Data Tool

Output Data Tool Icon

Output Data Tool

In-Database workflow processing

Blue icon with database being plugged in.

Connect In-DB Tool

Blue icon with a stream-like object flowing into a database.

Data Stream In Tool

Additional Details

The Teradata bulk loader does not support BLOB or spatial objects. These field types can be written with standard ODBC.

The following dependent products are automatically installed:

  • Shared ICU Libraries for Teradata
  • Teradata Call-Level Interface version 2
  • Teradata Data Connector API
  • Teradata Generic Security Services Client


Database Version: 14.0, 14.10

Maximum Columns In Table: 2048

Maximum Column Name Length: 30 characters

Maximum Row Size: 64256 bytes (does not include LOB size)

ODBC Version 14 (32- and 64-bit drivers)

Fixed Numeric is supported in this version of the driver

OLEDB Client Version 14 (32- and 64-bit drivers)

Fixed Numeric is transported as a Strings; DBTYPE_NUMERIC is not supported.

Date, Time, and Timestamp transported as a DBTYPE_STR; native formats not standard.

LOB datatypes can be read from a table but can't be written.

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