Nonstop Database, HiRDB Version 9 SQL Reference

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1.1.2 Keyword specification

A keyword is a fixed character string that specifies a function, such as the name of an SQL statement (e.g., SELECT or UPDATE). Because most keywords are registered as system-reserved words, they can be specified by users only at prescribed positions in a command.

However, keywords that are not registered as reserved words can be used as names.

Following is an example of keywords (for a list of the reserved words, see A. Reserved Words):

CREATE TABLE ID. T1 (C1 CHAR, C2 INTEGER)
Keyword Keyword          Keyword  Keyword