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  1. Teiid
  2. TEIID-5356

Infer field metadata from the source columns

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Done
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 11.0
    • Component/s: Query Engine
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      Description

      This is an observation made in dynamic vdbs.
      When a view is defined without column name , data type, length as in the example below

      create view xyz as (
      select a, b, c from view_model.example
      );

      instead of inferring the column metadata from view_model, the string columns are created with length =4000, this is causing issues when querying such views from visualization tools like Tableau, these fields are forced to be converted to text and failing in the process.

      I would like to request an enhancement for dynamic vdbs to infer metadata from sources in such cases.

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                • Assignee:
                  shawkins Steven Hawkins
                  Reporter:
                  chanduakkin Chandra Akkinepalli
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