Last modified: May 05, 2020
Connection Type

ODBC, OLE DB (32- and 64-bit).

ODBC with version 16.20 only supports 64-bit.

OLE DB with version 15 only supports 32-bit.


Driver Details

The ODBC driver can be downloaded from Teradata

Bulk read and write support is available for standard workflows. Bulk write support is available for in-database workflows.

The In-Database process requires 64-bit database drivers.

Type of Support

Read & Write, In-Database

Validated On

15, 15.10, 16.20

Alteryx Tools Used to Connect

Standard Workflow Process 

Input Data Tool Icon

Input Data Tool

Output Data Tool Icon

Output Data Tool

In-Database Workflow Process

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

Supported Versions

Database Version: 14.0, 14.10, 15.10.08, 16.20

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-bit and 64-bit drivers)

Fixed Numeric is supported in this version of the driver.

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

Fixed Numeric is transported as a String. DBTYPE_NUMERIC is not supported.

Date, Time, and Timestamp transported as a DBTYPE_STR. Native formats are not standard.

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

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