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Earlier this year I posited that, due to the exponential rate of growth, the amount of data collected for analysis is becoming beyond the scope of the current analytical staffs to examine it all.  And that the answer to growing the cumulative brain power necessary for this exponential Read more...

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 You may want to skip over this posting. Unless you’re curious about some of the more obscure workload classification conventions used by TASM and TIWM.In a previous blog posting titled “A New, Simplified Approach to Parsing Workload Selection”  I explained how a session workload Read more...

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In July 2015 Eric shared on http://developer.teradata.com/tools/reference/teradata-python-module insights on the Teradata Python Module which is supporting the devops approach. The article above is describing the main functions and is showing basic examples how to use them. In the Read more...

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If you are user DBC or user TDWM and you log onto a Teradata Database, you might get treated somewhat differently than other users.  This posting describes what user DBC and user TDWM do, some of the special things about them, and when you can expect them to get treated differently.  Read more...

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This “Teradata Basics” posting describes the current dimensions of parallelism in the Teradata Database, and how they work together. What is Query Parallelism?Executing a single SQL statement in parallel means breaking the request into components, and working on all components at Read more...

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MLOADX is a new load utility enhancement introduced in Teradata Database 14.10 which is intended to overcome some of the limitations that are associated with standard MultiLoad.  This posting focuses on how workload management options will open up MLOADX for more expanded usage in Read more...

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Think about the priority part of workload management for a minute.The settings that the administrator makes when defining priorities for different workloads are on the surface--things like workload allocation percentages and access level assignments.  They are easy to see.  Below Read more...

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The amount of data that is now available for analysis is growing at an exponential rate.  As the hardware to capture the data becomes cheaper, faster and omnipresent, the amount of data collected for analysis is becoming beyond the scope of the current analytical staffs to examine Read more...

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IntroductionThis blog will introduce the reader to a short description of Redrive and Recoverable Network Protocol in the .NET Data Provider and some of the restrictions that are present in supporting this new feature in the Data Provider. Redrive and RNP is a large topic, and this Read more...

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The Teradata JDBC Driver Engineering team receives a lot of questions about what happens when a JDBC connection is created. Let's clarify the concepts Laddered Concurrent Connect (LCC) versus COP Discovery versus logon, and review what the Teradata JDBC Driver does to create a Read more...