Input Data Formats
This section covers the data formats supported by Teradata FastLoad as well as those data sets and tapes not supported by the utility.
Input data is the raw data that Teradata FastLoad loads from the client system or workstation to the Teradata Database. The input data can be either formatted, unformatted, variable‑length text or of specific file types, depending on the configuration of the client system.
For network‑attached configurations, Teradata FastLoad supports the following data formats:
For mainframe‑attached configurations, Teradata FastLoad supports data sets and tape files with the following record format (RECFM) attributes: