The following figure illustrates the software components in mainframe-attached clients that play important roles in getting requests to and from Teradata Database.
The following table describes these software components.
Users use these applications to submit SQL statements, maintain files, and generate reports.
For details on supported programming languages, the Teradata Preprocessor2, and embedded SQL requirements, see Teradata® Preprocessor2 for Embedded SQL Programmer Guide, B035-2446.
|CLIv2||A low-level interface to Teradata Database. It consists of system calls that:
For more information, see Teradata® Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Mainframe-Attached Systems, B035-2417 or Teradata® Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Workstation-Attached Systems, B035-2418.
|TDP||Manages communication between mainframe clients and Teradata Database. Functions include:
For more information, see TDP Functionality and Teradata® Director Program Reference, B035-2416.