16.10 - Overview - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Release Date
June 2017
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1094-161K
Language
English (United States)

This chapter describes several data compression options that you can use to reduce disk space usage and, in some cases, also improve I/O performance.

  • Multivalue compression (MVC)
  • Algorithmic compression (ALC)
  • Row compression
  • Row header compression
  • Autocompression
  • Hash index and join index row compression
  • Block-level compression (BLC)