Periodically scan for transactional data files that continuously appear in two directories. Read the data from each new file and use it to perform updates on Teradata Database tables.
For strategies on how to set up this job, see Active Directory Scan: Continuous Loading of Transactional Data and "DataConnector Operator" in Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference, B035-2436.
Data Flow Diagram
The following figure shows a flow diagram of the elements in Job Example 9.
For the sample script that corresponds to this job, see the following script in the sample/userguide directory:
PTS00015: Active Directory Scan.
- DataConnector operator because it is the only producer operator that can scan a directory periodically for new files and extract data from only the files that are new since the previous scan.
- Stream operator because it is the only operator that can perform continuous updates of Teradata Database tables.