15.00 - Reasons to Denormalize With Repeating Groups - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

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Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
category
User Guide
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B035-1094-015K

Reasons to Denormalize With Repeating Groups

The following items are all possible reasons for denormalizing with repeating groups:

  • Saves disk space
  • Reduces query and load time
  • Makes comparisons among values within the repeating group easier
  • Many 3GLs and third party query tools work well with this structure