Elasticity

Teradata® Software for Azure Installation and Administration Guide

brand
Cloud
prodname
Teradata Software for Azure
vrm_release
6.02
category
Administration
Configuration
Installation
featnum
B035-2810-128K

Refer to this table to determine which option is appropriate for your use case.

Action / Effect Scale Up1 Scale Down1 Scale Out2 Scale In2
Decrease CPU count
Decreases performance
   
Decrease memory size
Decreases performance
   
Decrease storage bandwidth of VMs
Increases data disks managed per VM
   
Increase CPU count
Increases performance
   
Increase memory size
Increases performance
   
Increase storage bandwidth of VMs
Decreases data disks managed per VM
   
Increase VM count
Changes infrastructure and software costs
     
Replace VMs
Redistributes premium data disks across VMs
     
  • 1Maintains the AMP count and changes the VM size
  • 2Maintains the AMP count but does not change the VM size

For more information, see the Orange Book, Elasticity in the Teradata® Database, TDN-0009703. To find an Orange Book, go to https://access.teradata.com, log in, and search for the book title.