17.10 - SysSampleOption - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
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English (United States)

Specifies whether Vantage should determine the appropriate amount of table data to sample for statistics collection. If not, the sample size will be 100%.

This field is used only when a COLLECT STATISTICS SQL statement does not specify the USING SAMPLE option.

Field Group

Optimizer Statistics

Valid Settings

Setting Description
0 Use Teradata default, currently equivalent to setting 1.
1 Enables system-determined sample percentage up to 100%.
2 Sample percentage is 100% (full statistics).



Changes Take Effect

After the DBS Control Record has been written.

Usage Notes

Statistics are used by the optimizer to improve query performance.

Related Information

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Optimizer statistics fields