16.20 - Supported Migrations and Operating Systems - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantageā„¢ NewSQL Engine Node Software Migration Guide

Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
March 2019
Teradata Database release 16.20 can run on the following operating systems:
  • Novell SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1
  • Novell SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3

Teradata Database supports migrations from earlier Teradata Database releases running on Linux platforms to release 16.20. Migrations from older versions of Teradata Database running on other platforms (MP-RAS or Windows) are not supported.

Teradata Database supports direct migration between releases when the source Teradata Database release is no more than two major releases earlier than the destination Teradata Database release. Otherwise, you must perform an intermediate migration that meets this criterion.

Teradata Database release 16.20 supports direct migrations from releases Migrations from earlier releases require an intermediate migration or upgrade to a release before migrating to 16.20.

Teradata Database does not support backwards migrations to an earlier major or minor release.

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This document focuses only on direct migration from a Teradata Database release no more than two major releases earlier than the release to which this document applies. If you need to perform an intermediate migration before migrating to this release, additional actions may be necessary to ensure a successful migration. In such scenarios, be sure to review the appropriate version of the Teradata Database Node Software Migration Guide for the intermediate release in addition to this document before undertaking a migration.