16.10 - Client Configuration Overview - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Administration

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Release Date
April 2018
Content Type
Administration
Publication ID
B035-1093-161K
Language
English (United States)

There are two types of Teradata Database clients.

Type Description
Mainframe-attached Mainframe computing system (IBM z/OS only).
Network-attached Windows, Novell Linux, Red Hat Linux, Oracle Solaris, HP-UX, and IBM AIX

A session is the transfer of data between a user on a client and Teradata Database on the server, including the logical and physical connections that make data transfer possible.