Preface - Teradata Workload Analyzer

Teradata Workload Analyzer User Guide

Teradata Workload Analyzer
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Teradata Tools and Utilities


This book provides information about Teradata Workload Analyzer, which is a Teradata® Tools and Utilities product. Teradata Tools and Utilities is a group of products designed to work with Teradata Database.

Teradata Workload Analyzer (Teradata WA) is a tool that analyzes and generates candidate workloads from a Windows PC. Teradata WA provides three major areas of guidance:

  • Recommending workload group definitions. The DBA (database administrator) guides these definitions based on business knowledge and Analyzer-assisted recommendations based on existing workload mix and characteristics
  • Recommending appropriate workload goals
  • Recommending workload to AG (allocation group) mapping plus priority scheduler weights