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Teradata Database Administration – TASM and Viewpoint by Tom Coffing, Carling Nolan

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Chapter 3 – Designing and Implementing Workloads

“Money doesn't bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.”

- Hobart Brown

How to Configure Priority Scheduler

  1. Schmon command-line utility will bring you back to your UNIX or LINIX days.
  2. Priority Scheduler Administrator (PSA) via Teradata Manager is a GUI that does the same thing as schmon, but in a prettier way.
  3. Teradata Dynamic Workload Manager (TDWM) or Viewpoint Workload Designer when TASM workloads are enabled.

The schmon uses a command-line interface, but Xschmon uses graphical user interface that uses the X-Window system.

Here is an example of schmon in action. Don't be prepared to understand it quite yet.

# schmon -b 1 Tactical ...

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