15.00 - 15.10 - Teradata Database Capabilities - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
15.10
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1091-151K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-09-25

Teradata Database allows users to view and manage large amounts of data as a collection of related tables. Some of the capabilities of Teradata Database are listed in the following table.

 

Teradata Database provides…

That…

capacity

includes:

  • Scaling from gigabytes to terabytes to petabytes of detailed data stored in billions of rows.
  • Scaling to millions of millions of instructions per second (MIPS) to process data.
  • parallel processing

    makes Teradata Database faster than other relational systems.

    single data store

  • can be accessed by workstation-attached and mainframe-attached systems.
  • supports the requirements of many diverse clients.
  • fault tolerance

    automatically detects and recovers from hardware failures.

    data integrity

    ensures that transactions either complete or rollback to a consistent state if a fault occurs.

    scalable growth

    allows expansion without sacrificing performance.

    SQL

    serves as a standard access language for relational database communication. SQL enables users to control data.