17.20 - Welcome to Teradata DSA User Guide - BAR - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata® DSA User Guide

Data Stream Architecture
Release Number
November 2022
English (United States)
Last Update

Using the Teradata DSA User Guide

Teradata® Data Stream Architecture (DSA) helps you to back up and restore Teradata system data. DSA is optimized for Teradata MPP Architecture. It integrates with the Teradata® Viewpoint portlets: BAR Setup and BAR Operations. The portlets provide user interfaces to Teradata DSA that are like other Teradata ecosystem components. This integration uses Viewpoint account management features and enhances usability.

Why Would I Use this Content?

This content explains how to work with DSA to back up and restore your data from the Teradata system using its portlets.

How Do I Use this Content?

Use this content to learn how to configure, initiate, and monitor backup and restore jobs across various Teradata systems.

How Do I Get Started?

Start with BAR Portlets and Command-Line Interface to learn how to:

  • Set up BAR environment.
  • Configure systems and nodes, media servers, backup solutions, target groups, and alerts in BAR Setup portlet. These settings are available in BAR Operations portlet.
  • You can use the BAR Operations portlet to create jobs, manage job settings, monitor job progress, and view job history details.
  • Set up the DSC repository and system components.

References to Other Relevant Content

Refer to Related Documentation for more information on various DSA configurations and portlets.