Chapter 1 Getting Started - SQL Assistant

Teradata SQL Assistant for Microsoft Windows User Guide

SQL Assistant
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Teradata Tools and Utilities

The topics in this chapter provide the basic information required to get started using Teradata SQL Assistant:

  • Introduction
  • Defining a Data Source
  • Starting Teradata SQL Assistant
  • Connecting to and Disconnecting from a Data Source
  • Main Window
  • Database Explorer Tree
  • Favorites and Examples Pane
  • Listing All Tables or Views In a Database
  • Listing All Columns In a Table or View
  • Setting General Program Preferences
  • Support for Unicode® and UTF-8
  • Support for the Visually Impaired
  • Limitations
  • Note: This document uses the term “database” as the term for “table qualifier” (the object that contains data tables). This term varies depending on the database vendor, and might be referred to as “owner”, “schema” or “catalog” in the vendor’s own documentation.