How to cast a bigint into decimal in Teradata
For example, The SAS reporting tool chokes on BIGINT and requires that we cast variables into a integer or decimal before returning them to SAS. So we can create a temporary view to do the type casting
create view sas_cast_db.some_table as select col1, col2, cast(bigint_var as decimal(18)), col3 from real_db.some_table;
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