List all tables refrencing specific table (by FK) in Teradata database

Query below lists tables which are refering with foregin key to specific table provided in query.


SELECT DISTINCT ChildDB || '.' || ChildTable AS ForeignTable,
        '>-' AS Rel,
        ParentDB || '.' || ParentTable AS PrimaryTable
FROM    DBC.All_RI_ChildrenV
WHERE   ParentTable = 'employees'
--AND ParentDB = 'database_name'
ORDER BY    ForeignTable;


  • ForeignTable - referencing table name with database name - table we look for
  • Rel - relationship symbol implicating FK and direction
  • PrimaryTable - referenced table name preceded by database name - table provided in condition statement


  • One row represents referenced table
  • Scope of rows: tables referencing to table with provided name (and optionally database)
  • Ordered by database name and name of referencing table

Sample results

Tables referencing to Sales.employees table with FK.

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