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Unity Director handles data for mission critical applications that demand continuous high availability (HA), data location identification, session management, and data synchronization. It simplifies multiple Teradata Database system management tasks including routing users to the data location, rerouting users during an outage, and synchronizing database changes across Teradata Database systems. Unity Director integrates with Unity Ecosystem Manager to enable administrators to view system and table health, receive warning and critical alerts, and view analytics and statistics about data operations. As a bulk load option, Unity Director can utilize Unity Loader to selectively route large data loads from a client to Teradata systems without additional administrator operations.

In this article, I will be showing you how to establish Unity Director 14.00 routing rules which will enable you to efficiently load balance reports across multiple managed Teradata systems.

The Rewind feature in Teradata Viewpoint allows the user to examine the state of a Teradata system at an arbitrary point in the past. In this video, Teradata Viewpoint engineer Kurt Jackson provides a quick (1 min, 40 sec) overview of the Rewind functionality.


Teradata Viewpoint is a fully web-based database management platform, built on the JSR-168 portal standard. In this screencast, Teradata Viewpoint engineer Josh Palmer provide a quick (2 min) overview of basic portal functionality: adding and removing portlets to the page, moving portlets, and managing pages.

The Filtered Queries portlet in Teradata Viewpoint 13.0.1 allows the end user to see a view of the queries running on a Teradata system, filtered by query state. In this video, Teradata Viewpoint engineer Kurt Jackson provides a quick (2 min) overview of the Filtered Queries portlet functionality.