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HP Neoview - Identifiers

This article describes identifiers in HP Neoview.

Identifier Rules

HP Neoview - Identifier Rules
First Character An alphabetical character
Subsequent Characters Alphanumeric characters, underscore (_)
Maximum Length 128 characters
Case Sensitivity Identifiers are case insensitive
Standards ANSI SQL

Identifiers - Differences between HP Neoview and other Databases

Database Identifiers First Character Subsequent Characters Max Length
Oracle Oracle Identifiers No differences Allowed: $ and # 30
SQL Server SQL Server Identifiers Allowed: _, @ and # Allowed: $, @ and # 128
IBM DB2 IBM DB2 Identifiers No differences No differences 128
MySQL MySQL Identifiers Allowed: digit Allowed: $ 64
PostgreSQL PostgreSQL Identifiers Allowed: _ Allowed: $ 63
Sybase ASE Sybase ASE Identifiers Allowed: _, @ and # Allowed: $, @ and # 255
Sybase ASA Sybase ASA Identifiers Allowed: _, @, $ and # Allowed: @, $ and # 128
Informix Informix Identifiers Allowed: _ Allowed: $ 128
Teradata Teradata Identifiers Allowed: _, $ and # Allowed: $ and # 30
Interbase/Firebird Interbase/Firebird Identifiers No differences Allowed: $ 67

Quoted or Delimited Identifiers

HP Neoview - Quoted Identifiers
Quotation Marks Double quotation marks (””)
Characters Any character except at sign (@), forward slash (/), circumflex character (^) as the first character and space(s) as the last character(s)
Maximum Length 128 characters, not including the quotation marks
Case Sensitivity Case sensitive. For example, “tab 1” and “Tab 1” are considered as different identifiers

Quoted Identifiers - Differences between HP Neoview and other Databases

Database Identifiers Quotation Marks Characters Case Sensitivity
Oracle Oracle Quoted Identifiers ”” Any except quotes Case sensitive
SQL Server SQL Server Quoted Identifiers [] and ”” Any except quotes Case insensitive
IBM DB2 IBM DB2 Quoted Identifiers ”” Any including quotes Case sensitive
MySQL MySQL Quoted Identifiers `` and ”” Any except quotes Case sensitive
PostgreSQL PostgreSQL Quoted Identifiers ”” Any including quotes Case sensitive
Sybase ASE Sybase ASE Quoted Identifiers [] and ”” Any except pound sign (#) as the first character Case insensitive
Sybase ASA Sybase ASA Quoted Identifiers [] and ”” Any Case insensitive
Informix Informix Quoted Identifiers ”” Any including quotes Case sensitive
Teradata Teradata Quoted Identifiers ”” Any including quotes Case insensitive
Interbase/Firebird Interbase/Firebird Quoted Identifiers ”” Any character except space(s) as the last character(s) Case sensitive


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