Procedure - Teradata Director Program

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

Follow this procedure to optimize cell usage.

  1. Issue an ADD CELLS command to bring the 992 byte cells up to a total of 3300.
  2. Run the workload again (5 FastLoads and 5 BulkLoads).
  3. Issue a D CELLS command at regular intervals to determine the number of available and in use cells.
  4. Use the results of the D CELLS query as follows.
    IF . . . THEN . . .
    the system is still at 100% utilization add more cells.
    cells are always available reduce the number of cells.

    Remember to aim for slightly more than average, not for the peak.