16.20 - Strategies for Balancing Sessions and Instances - Parallel Transporter

Teradata® Parallel Transporter User Guide

Product
Parallel Transporter
Release Number
16.20
Published
August 2020
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2020-08-27
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Without concrete performance data, no recommendations or guidelines exist for determining the optimum number of sessions or instances, but some strategies exist for finding good balances.

Balancing sessions and instances helps to achieve the best overall job performance without wasting resources.

  • Logging on unnecessary sessions is a waste of resources.
  • Starting more instances than needed is a waste of resources.