Teradata Package for R Function Reference | 17.00 - 17.00 - tdplyr Package - Teradata Package for R

Teradata® Package for R Function Reference

Teradata Package for R
Release Number
July 2021
Last Update
August 2022
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)
Last Update


tdplyr is focused on integrating and scaling dplyr with Teradata Vantage to solve challenges in data analysis.


The main goals are to:

  • Enable data scientists to work effectively with the data in Teradata Vantage.

  • Provide a growing list of analytic functions to leverage in-database analytics.

To learn more about tdplyr, start with the vignettes:

browseVignettes(package = "tdplyr")

Use the help command to view the list of exported functions:

help(package = "tdplyr")

To learn more about dplyr, start with the vignettes:

browseVignettes(package = "dplyr")

Package options


Sets the Database output when printing tbls

Package options for dplyr related packages

Options from the dplyr package


Forces an error if dplyr doesn't know how to map a function when translating SQL if TRUE. FALSE by default.

Options from the tibble package


Sets minimum amount of rows to print by default

Glossary of Terms

Teradata tbl object: Refers to the object created using the tbl() function of the "dplyr" package, when the function is invoked with a Teradata connection. Teradata tbl is an object of class "tbl_teradata". For example, to create a Teradata tbl object from an existing table "TABLE1" with a connection "con", use the command: dplyr::tbl(con, "TABLE1").