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Teradata Express 14.10 for VMware Player User Guide

Teradata Express for VMware Player (TDE-V) is a free, fully operational Teradata Virtual Machine with up to one terabyte of storage. Imagine being able to install a fully operational Teradata database on your PC and be running queries in five minutes, easy as 1-2-3.

TD Geo Import/Export Tool 32 bit

TD Geo Import/Export tool lets you translate ESRI Shape and KML files to TD format.

Game Changer: How Columnar Partitioning Altered Migrating to Teradata

You know about how the athlete coming off the bench is inserted into a game and radically alters the team play such that the team coasts to victory.  A Game Changer!  So too, is Columnar Partitioning, radically altering the process of physical data model development to ease application migration to Teradata Database. 

Big Data - Big Changes

Behind the Big Data hype and buzzword storm are some fundamental additions to the analytic landscape.

Statistics Collection in Teradata 14.0

Statistics about tables, columns and indexes are a critical component in producing good query plans.

Teradata Database Architecture Overview

The Teradata Database system is different from other databases in a number of fundamental ways. If you want to know what these differences are and how they make it possible for Teradata to deliver unlimited scalability in every dimension, high performance, simple management, Query Grid to Hadoop and other databases and all the other requirements of the Active Data Warehouse and structured Big Data, then this is the session for you.

In-Database Analytics and Physical Database Design

It's well-known that the application of database optimization techniques can improve query performance.

Using DBQL Object Data for Targeting MLPPI and Columnar Candidacy

Have you ever struggled over whether, or how, to use a new database feature?  In this presentation, we’ll demonstrate how database query log (DBQL) data can help when it comes to determining candidates for MLPPI (Multi-Level Partitioned Primary Index) as well as the new Columnar Partitioning feature of Teradata 14.

TASM Implementation Tips and Techniques

Defining workloads in TDWM may qualify as a TASM implementation but is just a small piece of the puzzle.  This presentation will look at this and all the other pieces needed to complete the picture.

Partitioned Primary Indexes (PPI): Getting Started

This session provides information on the basic concepts of Partitioned Primary Indexes.