Teradata Database on VMware is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system and Teradata Database packaged into a virtual container that runs in a virtualized environment on third-party hardware. You must have administrative privileges on the destination VMware environment to install and configure the virtual machines.
For each licensed physical core you purchase, you get two virtual cores.
The Teradata Database on VMware software consists of properties file, hardware configuration scripts, and a deployment executable file.
The product previously known as Teradata Virtual Machine is now known as Teradata Database on VMware.