17.20 - New Features - BAR - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata® DSA Release Definition

Data Stream Architecture
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Release Date
October 2021
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Release Notes
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English (United States)
Teradata Data Stream Architecture (DSA) is bundled in two components: Data Stream Extensions (DSE) and Data Stream Utility (DSU).
  • DSE supports third-party backup applications such as Veritas NetBackup, IBM Spectrum Protect (DSA 16.20.50 and later), Amazon S3 (including Snowball), Azure Blob storage, and GCP Storage.
  • DSU supports backup solutions, including disk file systems, EMC Data Domain DD Boost storage devices, Amazon S3 (including Snowball), Azure Blob storage, and GCP Storage, but not third-party backup applications.

DSA 17.20

  • Support for SQLE 17.20 Release.
  • TDActiveMQ Upgrade from 5.15.9 to 5.16.
  • DSA Configuration and Validation Enhancements.
  • GCP CMEK(Customer-Managed Encryption Keys) Support.
  • Intuitive and Informative Error Message MVP2.
  • Postgres to Postgres migration procedure.
  • Postgres Upgrade to 10.17.


  • Support 'clienthandler.properties' recovery during NFR.
  • Intuitive and Informative Error Message MVP1.
  • Update Postgres version used by the DSC repository to 10.15.

DSA 17.10

  • Advance Job Status Enhancements (AJSE).
  • Changed Block Backup Enhancement(CBBE).
  • Incremental Restore with “include_DBC_Data” (Requires SQLE 17.20 or later).

DSA 17.06

Supports Google Cloud in the BAR portlets.

Provides support for multiple network fabrics.

DSA 17.05

No new features for this release.

New Features for DSA 17.02.02

Provides support of DSA on the following versions of SLES 12 SP3 for cloud and on-premises platforms.
  • Cloud: SLES 12 SP3-TDC
  • On-premises: SLES 12 SP3-STND

New Features for DSA 17.02

  • Provides command line support for Google Cloud Platform. BAR Portlet support is not yet available.
  • Migrated DSC repository from Teradata database to Postgres.
  • The repository backups are now backed up to a landing zone, from there it can be replicated to third party storage, Amazon S3, Azure Blob, DD Boost, NetBackup, and disk file system.

New Features for DSA 17.00

No new features for this release.