Performance Considerations

ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide

prodname
ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
16.20
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2526-108K

There will be some impact in overall performance if encryption is turned ON, since processing is required on both the client and database for data encryption and decryption.

The statement-level option is provided to allow applications to behave “smart” and turn ON encryption only when required. Therefore, applications that can behave “smart,” (decide which request and response must be encrypted) should rely on the dynamic statement-level attribute.