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Teradata Physical Database Design by Tom Coffing, Leah Nolander

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Chapter 1 - Physical Database Design in Layman's Terms

“The man on top of the mountain did not fall there.”

-Longfellow

What is Parallel Processing?

“After enlightenment, the laundry”

-Zen Proverb

Tera-Tom's Parallel Processing Wash and Dry

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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 ...

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