16.10 - Object Definition Statements - Parallel Transporter

Teradata Parallel Transporter Reference

Product
Parallel Transporter
Release Number
16.10
Published
July 2017
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-2436-077K
Language
English (United States)

Object definition statements define all of the Teradata PT objects that are used to carry out the objectives of the job in a script.

Teradata PT objects must first be defined before they can be used by the APPLY statement to execute a Teradata PT job.

The following table provides a brief description of the function of each object definition statement.

Click on the links below to access the detailed information on each statement listed below.

Teradata PT Object Definitions Statements 
Statement Function
DEFINE JOB Required.

Packages all define and apply statements.

Names and defines the job. Teradata PT objects are first defined, then referenced within the job definition.

DEFINE OPERATOR Required.

Defines the properties of a specific Teradata PT operator.

DEFINE SCHEMA Required.

Defines the structure, or composition of an abstract data object in terms of columns of specific data types.

Schemas can be used to describe the structure of actual data objects such as files or tables. A given schema definition can be used to describe multiple data objects.