Advanced SQL Engine | Utilities | Ferret (ferret) | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Ferret Utility (ferret) - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Database Utilities

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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July 2021
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English (United States)
The utility described is not available for as-a-service customers.

The Ferret utility, ferret, lets you display and set storage space utilization attributes of the Advanced SQL Engine. Ferret dynamically reconfigures the data in the Teradata file system while maintaining data integrity during changes. Ferret works on various data levels as necessary: vproc, map, table, subtable, WAL log, disk, and cylinder.