17.10 - Combining Multivalue, Algorithmic, and Block-Level Compression - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1184-171K
Language
English (United States)

You can combine multivalue compression, algorithmic compression, and block-level compression for the same table to achieve better compression. However, as a general rule you should not use algorithmic compression with block-level compression because of the possibility of a negative performance impact for other workloads.