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

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Chapter 9 - Teradata Virtual Storage (TVS)

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Solid State Drives (SSD) Vs. Hard Disk Drives (HDD)

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What is a Solid State Drive (SSD) and how is it different than traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDD)? If you have ever used a USB memory stick, you have worked with an SSD. SSD can be thought of as an oversized and more sophisticated version of a USB memory stick. Like a memory stick, there are no moving parts to an SSD. Rather, information is stored in microchips. Meanwhile, a hard ...

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