16.10 - Software Components - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Administration

Teradata Database
Release Number
April 2018
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English (United States)
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This figure illustrates the software components in network-attached clients that play important roles in getting and executing requests to and from Teradata Database.

The following table describes these software components.

Component Description References
Client application Either:
  • Written by a developer in your company
  • Written under contract to you by Teradata
  • One of the Teradata Database-provided utilities

Users use these applications to submit SQL statements, maintain files, and generate reports.

Teradata Preprocessor2 for Embedded SQL Programmer Guide
Teradata CLI A low-level interface to Teradata Database, CLI consists of routines that perform functions similar to CLI system calls on mainframe-attached clients, including:
  • Logging sessions on and off
  • Submitting SQL queries
  • Receiving responses with the answer set
Teradata Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Workstation-Attached Systems
Database connectivity drivers A variety of drivers for open connectivity products, such as ODBC and JDBC. Teradata JDBC Driver User Guide

ODBC Driver for Teradata User Guide