15.00 - Compression Ratio - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

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Teradata Database
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15.00
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User Guide
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B035-1094-015K

Compression Ratio

The compression ratio is the ratio of uncompressed table capacity to compressed table capacity for multi-value compression. The ratio is a normalized measure of the effectiveness of the multi-value compression. The larger the value for the compression ratio, the more effective the compression.

Equation 5: Compression Ratio