17.10 - DefaultPermSkewLimitPercent - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Publication ID
English (United States)

Specifies the percentage of permanent space that an AMP is allowed to use over and above the per-AMP quota (the global maximum space limit divided by the number of AMPs). This is used for databases and users that are created without a SKEW option, or that are created with SKEW limit specified as DEFAULT for permanent space.

This field should be changed only under the direction of Teradata Support Center personnel.

Field Group


Valid Range

0 through 10000 percent



Changes Take Effect

After the DBS Control record has been written.

Usage Notes

For operations involving uniform load distribution across all the AMPs in the system, the default skew limit percentage may be set to lower values.

Related Information

For more information on... See...
the SKEW option for DDL, such as CREATE DATABASE and CREATE USER Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples, B035-1144.
related DBS Control fields