17.00 - Teradata PT Reference Documentation - Parallel Transporter

Teradata® Parallel Transporter Application Programming Interface Programmer Guide

prodname
Parallel Transporter
vrm_release
17.00
created_date
June 2020
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-2516-220K

User documentation for Teradata PT is distributed among the following documents.

Publication Contents
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Application Programming Interface Programmer Guide, B035-2516 (this document) Provides information about:
  • Setting up the interface.
  • Coding.
  • Error reporting.
  • Checkpointing and restarting.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Operator Programmer Guide, B035-2435 Provides information on developing custom operators, including all interface functions that allow communication between the Teradata PT operators and the Teradata PT infrastructure.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Quick Start Guide, B035-2501 Provides getting-started information for using Teradata PT. Includes Teradata PT job examples for:
  • Reading data from a flat file and loading it into a database target table.
  • Exporting data from a database source table and writing it to a flat file.
  • Exporting data from a database source table and loading it to a database target table.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference, B035-2436 A reference document that defines:
  • Teradata PT command line utility commands.
  • Object definition statements that make up the declarative section of a Teradata PT job script.
  • The APPLY statement that makes up the executable section of a Teradata PT job script.
  • Syntax for each Teradata PT operator.
Teradata® Parallel Transporter User Guide, B035-2445 Detailed strategies for planning, implementing, and debugging Teradata PT.

The document includes topics on:

  • Writing Teradata PT template job scripts, the kind of job scripts illustrated in the Teradata® Parallel Transporter Quick Start Guide, B035-2501
  • Writing Teradata PT defined schema job scripts that:
    • Move data to and from data targets
    • Move data within the database environment
  • Describing individual Teradata PT operators and access modules
  • Launching, managing, and troubleshooting a Teradata PT job