access module processor (AMP)

Teradata Visual Explain User Guide

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Teradata Tools and Utilities
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Visual Explain
vrm_release
16.10
16.20
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User Guide
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B035-2504-086K

A virtual processor that receives steps from a parsing engine (PE) and performs database functions to retrieve or update data. Each AMP is associated with one virtual disk, where the data is stored. An AMP manages only its own virtual disk and not the virtual disk of any other AMP.