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Teradata Active System Management (TASM) with SLES 11 Priority Scheduler

A new database priority scheduler is introduced with the Linux SLES 11 operating system. This changes how workload priorities are managed within Teradata Active System Management (TASM).

Performance Diagnostic Methodology

Performance Diagnostic Method and Tools is targeted to uncover and resolve performance related issues in three primary areas...

Move The Process, Not The Data – Accelerating Analytics With In-Database Processing

In today’s fast changing world, companies are constantly looking to find better, cheaper, and faster ways to turn their data into competitive advantage.

Teradata Express Support for SQL H -- Install Instructions SQL H

The following instructions should help you set up and configure the Teradata SQL H capability with your Hadoop instance. First, however, you need to download and start up a Teradata Express image with the SQL H Connector installed. On the Teradata Express for VMware Player, download on of the following two versions.

Teradata 15.0 JSON Integration

Come learn how the new JSON Integration feature will incorporate and use semi-structured data within the TD 15.0 Database.

Teradata Database 15 Overview

Come and hear all about the newest features of Teradata Database 15.00!

Teradata Terminology Deciphered

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

Teradata Database Enhancement Requests

Teradata Database Enhancement Requests

Do you have a Teradata Database enhancement request? You can submit your Teradata Database enhancement request at:

The submitted Enhancement Requests are reviewed monthly by the Product Advisory Council (PAC), who is supported by the Partners User Group.

Teradata Express 15 for VMware Player Available Now

Teradata Express 15.0 is now available so that you can evaluate the new features of Teradata. Teradata Database 15.0 is the newest release of Teradata’s industry-leading RDBMS.  This release extends Teradata’s leadership in several key areas, and continues to position Teradata Database as the database of choice for Integrated Warehousing, Business Analytics, and participation in the Unified Data Architecture.  

How to Design Complex Views

This presentation teaches you how to design effective semantic view layers on Teradata. After briefly explaining the mechanics of how the Teradata Parser processes views, it dissects a number of semantic view examples that have been successfully implemented in production environments to help you understand what works and what constructs are problematic. The emphasis is upon practical issues from understanding how to design a single view to design patterns appropriate for virtual star schemas.