15.10 - Teradata PT Parallel Environment - Parallel Transporter

Teradata Parallel Transporter User Guide

prodname
Parallel Transporter
vrm_release
15.10
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2445-035K

Although the traditional Teradata standalone utilities offer load and extract functions, these utilities are limited to a serial environment.

Figure 1 illustrates the parallel environment of Teradata PT.

Figure 1: Contrasting Traditional Utilities and Teradata PT

Teradata PT uses data streams that act as a pipeline between operators. With data streams, data basically flows from one operator to another.

Teradata PT supports the following types of environments:

  • Pipeline Parallelism
  • Data Parallelism