0 - 2 of 2 tags for networking

In some of the tutorials, they recommend me to put all of my instances that communicate with each other in the same Placement Group. What is a Placement Group and what is it good for?

I've mounted the Teradata Express for VMware image and can access the evaluation DB from within VMWare Workstation.

I'm now attempting to connect to the Teradata database on the VM over my local network to query the DB with the .NET provider. Can someone point me in the right direction on how to connect to the VM database?