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Teradata Database Administration – Teradata Internals by Tom Coffing, Todd Wilson

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Chapter 1 - The Cold, Hard Teradata Facts

“Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as you please.”

- Mark Twain

 

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 went on Saturday night, he could get all the machines. Then, he could do all his wash and dry in two ...

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