List table columns with their foreign keys in Teradata database

Bart Gawrych - Dataedo Team Bart Gawrych 2019-10-31

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    Query allows to find all columns from database with their references if there is any.


    SELECT  col.DataBaseName || '.' || col.TableName AS ForeignTable,
            '>-' AS Rel,
            ref.ParentDB || '.' || ref.ParentTable AS PrimaryTable,
            ref.ParentKeyColumn AS PrimaryColumn
    FROM DBC.ColumnsV col
    LEFT JOIN DBC.All_RI_ChildrenV ref
    ON  ref.ChildDB = col.DataBaseName
    AND ref.ChildTable = col.TableName
    AND ref.ChildKeycolumn = col.ColumnName
    WHERE   col.DataBaseName NOT IN ('All', 'Crashdumps', 'DBC', 'dbcmngr', 
        'Default', 'External_AP', 'EXTUSER', 'LockLogShredder', 'PUBLIC',
        'Sys_Calendar', 'SysAdmin', 'SYSBAR', 'SYSJDBC', 'SYSLIB', 
        'SystemFe', 'SYSUDTLIB', 'SYSUIF', 'TD_SERVER_DB', 'TDStats',
        'TD_SYSGPL', 'TD_SYSXML', 'TDMaps', 'TDPUSER', 'TDQCD',
        'tdwm', 'SQLJ', 'TD_SYSFNLIB', 'SYSSPATIAL')
    ORDER BY    ForeignTable,


    • ForeignTable - table database name followed by table name
    • ColumnName - column name
    • Rel - relationship symbol ('>-') indicating foreign key and direction
    • PrimaryTable - referenced table name preceded by database name
    • PrimaryColumn - referenced column


    • One row represents one column
    • Scope of rows: all columns in a database
    • Ordered by foreign table database and name, primary table database and name

    Sample results

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