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Teradata® Director Program Reference - 17.20

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
Lake
VMware
Product
Teradata Director Program
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2023-11-17
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Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities

Using Teradata Director Program Reference

The Teradata Director Program (TDP) TDP is a high-performance interface for messages between the client and the database system. TDP is the data communications component of the database.

This document is typically used by the system and application programmers, system administrators and the database administrators and relational database developers.

Why Would I Use this Content?

This document provides information on the significant aspects of TDP operation. To get a thorough understanding of the operational impact of TDP, users must go through the document. This document also describes various features of TDP including:
  • Database performance management
  • Customer Exits and Database Userid Authentication
  • Commands that are used to control TDP operation

How Would I Use this Content?

Apart from the system administrators and database administrators, the content is intended for the operators who manage the database and system programmers who create the TDPPARM data set. Since the program (TDP) is installed on an IBM-compatible mainframe computer running the z/OS operating systems, you should be familiar with system programming functions for z/OS, depending on the operating system used to interface to Vantage.

How Do I Get Started?

To use TDP, access to the following systems are required:
  • The client system running TDP
  • Vantage

The following table describes typical system access requirements.

System Required Other Requirements
The client system Valid userid and password Additional user identifiers might be required.
Vantage Valid database userid and password An account identifier (acctid), a Teradata Director Program Identifier (tdpid), or both, may be required.

References to Other Relevant Content

  • For a more detailed description of the Vantage system components and their roles in processing input and output, see Teradata Vantage™ - Database Introduction, B035-1091.

    For the full list of supported platforms and product versions, see Teradata® Tools and Utilities Compatibility Matrix (B035-3119).