Teradata Parallel Transporter - Teradata PT Reference Documentation - Parallel Transporter

Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference

Parallel Transporter
Release Number
February 2022
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities

User documentation for Teradata Parallel Transporter is distributed among the following documents:

Publication Contents
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Application Programming Interface Programmer Guide, B035-2516 Provides information about:
  • Setting up the interface.
  • Coding.
  • Error reporting.
  • Checkpointing and restarting.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Operator Programmer Guide, B035-2435 Provides information on developing custom operators, including all interface functions that allow communication between the Teradata PT operators and the Teradata PT infrastructure.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Quick Start Guide, B035-2501 Provides getting-started information for using Teradata PT. Includes Teradata PT job examples for:
  • Reading data from a flat file and loading it into a database target table.
  • Exporting data from a database source table and writing it to a flat file.
  • Exporting data from a database source table and loading it to a database target table.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference, B035-2436 (this document) A reference document that defines:
  • Teradata PT command line utility commands.
  • Object definition statements that make up the declarative section of a Teradata PT job script.
  • The APPLY statement that makes up the executable section of a Teradata PT job script.
  • Syntax for each Teradata PT operator.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter User Guide, B035-2445 Detailed strategies for planning, implementing, and debugging Teradata PT.
The document includes topics on:
  • Writing Teradata PT template job scripts, the kind of job scripts illustrated in the Teradata® Parallel Transporter Quick Start Guide
  • Writing Teradata PT defined schema job scripts that:

    Move data to and from data targets

    Move data within the database environment

  • Describing individual Teradata PT operators and access modules
  • Launching, managing, and troubleshooting a Teradata PT job