15.00 - Chapter 2 Exporting Data from a Teradata Table and Writing it to a Flat File - Parallel Transporter

Teradata Parallel Transporter Quick Start Guide

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Parallel Transporter
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15.00
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User Guide
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B035-2501-034K

This chapter describes the second most commonly used Teradata PT function: exporting data from a Teradata Table to a flat file.

The Teradata PT script you will run exports 10 rows of employee data from a Teradata table called SOURCE_EMP_TABLE, and writes the rows to a flat file called flatfile2.txt whose data will be delimited using a comma (‘,’) text delimiter.

Here are the contents of SOURCE_EMP_TABLE.

ID11 BILLY
ID12 JANIE
ID13 KRYSTAL
ID14 MATTHEW
ID15 LINDA
ID16 DAN
ID17 LAINE
ID18 MICHIKO
ID19 WILL
ID20 MONICA
Figure 2: Exporting Data from a Teradata Source Table and Writing it to a Flat File

Exporting data from a Teradata Source Table into a flat file entails performing the following three steps. Do them in the order in which they appear here.