1.0 - 8.00 - Sparse Tables and Dense Tables - Teradata Vantage

Teradata® Vantage Machine Learning Engine Analytic Function Reference

Product
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
1.0
8.00
Release Date
May 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B700-4003-098K
Language
English (United States)

A sparse table allows a function to process more attributes than the database can support as columns; however, algorithms usually perform more efficiently if the input is a dense table.

Pivoting and Unpivoting functions convert from one to the other.