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Teradata Database Administration – The Fundamentals by Thomas Coffing, Tom Coffing

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Chapter 1 – Introduction and Good Advice

“Some birds aren't meant to be caged; their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.”

-Shawshank Redemption

What is Parallel Processing?

“After enlightenment, the laundry”

-Zen Proverb

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“After parallel processing the laundry, enlightenment!”

-Teradata Zen Proverb

Two guys were having fun on a Saturday night when one said, “I've got to go and do my laundry.” The other said, “What?!” The man explained that if he went to the laundry mat the next morning, he would be lucky to get one machine and be there all day. But if he ...

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