Can any one explain how compress works?

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Can any one explain how compress works?

Hi All,

 

please can any one help me explaining how compress works and advantages ? how it helps in skew factor.

 

sell cont DECIMAL(18,2) COMPRESS 0.00 ,

rev cont  DECIMAL(18,2) COMPRESS 0.00 )

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Teradata Employee

Re: Can any one explain how compress works?

Read the chapter on Using Data Compression in either the Database Administration manual or the Database Design manual, depending on your release.  For example, here.