15.00 - 15.10 - Priority Scheduler - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Teradata Database
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Teradata Database Priority Scheduler (also called schmon) is a workload management facility that controls access to resources by the different active jobs in Teradata Database. It allows administrators to define different priorities for different categories of work, and comes with a number of flexible options.

Priority Scheduler is active in all Teradata Database systems.

Priority Scheduler has these capabilities:

  • Provides better service for more important work.
  • Controls resource sharing among different applications.
  • Prevents aggressive queries from over-consuming resources at the expense of other work.
  • Automates changes in priority based on query or session CPU usage levels.