Teradata FastLoad is a command-driven utility which can be used to quickly load large amounts of data in an empty table on a database.
- Disk or tape files on a mainframe-attached client system
- Input files on a workstation-attached workstation
- Special input module (INMOD) routines written to select, validate, and preprocess input data
- Any other device providing properly formatted source data
Teradata FastLoad uses multiple sessions to load data. However, it loads data into only one table on a database per job. To load data into more than one table in the database, multiple Teradata FastLoad jobs must be submitted, one for each table.