16.10 - Table Changes That Can Be Tracked - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Administration

Teradata Database
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Release Date
April 2018
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English (United States)

In addition to collecting access counts (which are done once per request), object use counts collect the number of updates, deletes, and inserts performed against database tables involved in the request. This information is useful in calculating table row count estimations, statistics extrapolations, and thresholds for statistics collection.

Teradata Database supports these requests and logs them to the Data Dictionary table DBC.ObjectUsage:

  • Selects
  • Updates
  • Deletes
  • Inserts
  • Merges (including merge, merge-delete, and merge-update)
  • Upserts
  • Statistics access