How did Teradata get its name? Does mistletoe grow in parse trees? If there are “virtual AMPs” are there “virtual Watts” as well?

Since there are pdisks and vdisks, do we configure a, b, and cdisks? Do Parsing Engines need spark plugs? What kind of string is used to bind a request parcel? What kind of fish can you catch with a BYNET? Does the Statistics Wizards do Data Mining? What kind of taxes does the Syntaxer collect? Does Locking Logger come in bottles and draft?

These questions and more are answered in this informative, rudimentary introduction to Teradata Terminology.

Key points:

  • Hardware Platform Evolution
  • Communications Layers
  • Data Storage Terminology
  • Data Access Terminology
  • Data Protection

Presenter: Mark Jauss, Education Consultant - Teradata Corporation

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Audience: IT Professionals

Course number:21408
Training URL:
Format:Recorded webcast
Credit hours:1.50