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Extract and analyze SHOWBLOCKS/SHOWWHERE data as easy as pie

Tired of parsing the output from Ferret SHOWBLOCKS and SHOWWHERE commands?  You don’t need to do that anymore with the release of the SQL SHOWBLOCKS and SQL SHOWWHERE features. The SQL SHOWBLOCKS feature is available in Teradata Database 15.0, and SQL SHOWWHERE is available in 15.10. These new features allow you to easily extract SHOWBLOCKS and SHOWWHERE data, which can subsequently be queried for analysis using SQL.

Teradata’s Path to the Cloud - Secure Zones

Database users are increasingly becoming more comfortable with storing their data in database systems located in public or private clouds. For example, Amazon RDS (relational database service) is used by approximately half of all customers of Amazon’s AWS cloud.

Oracle to Teradata 101
If you've worked with Oracle for years and now find yourself the DBA for a Teradata Data Warehouse, you'll want to get productive as soon as possible.
The Many Uses of the Teradata Querybanding Feature

Querybanding provides the capability to wrap metadata around a query. This presentation focuses on the many uses of the Querybanding feature.

High Performance Multi-System Analytics using Teradata QueryGrid

Today's analytic environments incorporate multiple technologies and systems. Getting value from these systems often requires that they work together to address business needs.

Teradata Application Performance Tuning: Tips and Techniques

This session will discuss Application Query Tuning on the Teradata platform. 

Priority Scheduler in SLES 11 for Teradata Database 15.0

This in-depth presentation covers the basic functionality of the SLES 11 Teradata Priority Scheduler.

Tables without a Primary Index

This session provides information on the basic concepts of No Primary Index (NoPI) tables.

The Basics of Using JSON Data Types

This presentation provides the basics of using the JSON Data type including defining and using columns defined with them; using various functions and methods created for their usage; basic shredding and publishing functionality and usage with Array data.

Inside a Teradata Node

Alternate Title: Teradata 101. For anyone new to Teradata, this session is to acquaint you with the Teradata technology.