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Teradata Fundamentals

This course is part of Teradata Specialization

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Identify key components of Teradata architecture and explain their roles in data management.

  • Describe how Teradata components collaborate for efficient data storage, retrieval, and manipulation.

  • Evaluate different indexing and join strategies used in Teradata for optimizing data processing.

  • Utilize knowledge of Teradata data types and storage mechanisms to optimize performance and prevent common errors.

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June 2024

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 3 modules in this course

Module 1: Introduction to Teradata provides a comprehensive foundation in Teradata fundamentals. Learn about Teradata's essence, its architecture, and basic relational concepts essential for database management. Understand its competitive advantages over other RDBMS. Delve into the intricate components of Teradata, their interactions, and their role in data storage and retrieval. Gain insights into Teradata's connectivity with mainframe and network applications, empowering you with essential knowledge to navigate the Teradata environment effectively.

What's included

12 videos3 readings3 assignments1 discussion prompt

In this module learners will delve into the intricacies of indexing, starting with an elucidation of the difference between primary keys and primary indexes. This module shifts its focus to Teradata Join Strategies. learners will explore various strategies employed by Teradata to optimize table joining processes. This includes a detailed examination of join strategies, such as inner and outer joins, utilized by Teradata to efficiently merge data from multiple tables. Additionally, learners will delve into the concept of partition primary index (PPI) tables and understand how data is redistributed for join processing, ensuring optimized performance and data integrity.

What's included

10 videos2 readings3 assignments

Module 3: Data Types and Storage provides a detailed exploration of essential components vital for proficient data management within Teradata. learners will embark on an in-depth journey into Teradata data types, unraveling their intricacies, storage nuances, and optimal selection strategies. Moreover, learners will delve into the complexities of data storage and retrieval mechanisms within Teradata systems, understanding the inner workings of storage architectures and employing optimization techniques for enhanced performance. Through practical insights and theoretical foundations, learners will acquire the expertise needed to navigate diverse data types effectively and optimize storage solutions within Teradata environments.

What's included

11 videos2 readings3 assignments1 peer review

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