Teradata Express 15.0 is now available so that you can evaluate the new features of Teradata. Teradata Database 15.0 is the newest release of Teradata’s industry-leading RDBMS.  This release extends Teradata’s leadership in several key areas, and continues to position Teradata Database as the database of choice for Integrated Warehousing, Business Analytics, and participation in the Unified Data Architecture.  

The Teradata Express program offers customers a free evaluation version of the Teradata database as a download from Teradata.com.  While the Express edition is not licensed for production usage and is not officially supported, this is a fully functional Teradata database that is a great tool for developers and testers working on their Teradata projects or other who want hands-on learning with Teradata. You can download Teradata Express and many other Teradata products for free here: http://downloads.teradata.com/download



What's New:



The key categories and features of Teradata 15.0 include:


•          Big data & Analytics

•          JSON Integration

•          SQL-H Enhancements* (not available in 15.00.00 base)

•          3D Geospatial Data Type

•          Geospatial Performance Enhancements

•          Table Operator Enhancements

•          Scripting and Language Support

•          Performance Optimization

•          Light Weight Redistribution

•          Software Efficiency Improvements

•          Ecosystem

•          TASM - Virtual Partitions Enhancement (SLES11 only)

•          TASM/TIWM – New Classification (by Datablock Selectivity)

•          TIWM - Operating Periods

•          Other Workload Management Enhancements

•          Priority Scheduler Enhancements (SLES11 Only)

•          Unity Callback Support

•          Utility Statistics Logging

•          SQL Interface For ShowBlocks

•          Industry Compatiblity

•          ANSI Temporal Syntax Support

•          Sequenced Aggregation Enhancements

•          Aggregate JI for Temporal

•          Teradata Directory Services Enhancements

•          1MB Phase 2

•         Quality & supportablity

•          Faster time to support

•          HSN Health

•          Onsite System & Dump Analysis

•          Intelligent Parser Retries

•          Unresponsive Node Isolation

•          New PI On Access Rights Table

•          Roles Access Rights Improvements

•          Space COD w/o Restart

•          Debugging & Diagnosis

•          DBQL – Show Parameters




More Information

 We have additional articles on Developer Exchange for the new Teradata Express family:

Please note that while the Teradata Express family of products is not officially supported, you can talk to other users and get help in the Cloud Computing forum.


kurmarao1 7 comments Joined 02/14
29 Jul 2014

Don't we have a teradata tool ,which has inbuilt C/C++/VC++ compilers to executes the Stored procedures?.. Thanks..

DAHeard 1 comment Joined 08/13
31 Jul 2014

I cant see the TD 15.0 express VM at the download link... the link points to Teradata Studio Express 15.0.  Hopefully this will be resolved soon.

MarkMarsh 5 comments Joined 03/10
21 Aug 2014

Any news on the TD 15.0 VM?

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
21 Aug 2014

it's on dev/x now. you need to be signed in to see it.

MarkMarsh 5 comments Joined 03/10
21 Aug 2014

Thanks :-)

Tera_Lok 1 comment Joined 06/14
25 Aug 2014

Hi Everyone,
I have dowloaded and Installed Teradata Express TTU 15.0.0 Version client tools fir Windows 8. Could any help me to get VM player with SUSE or LINUX configured with Teradata database for the version 15.0. Please provide me the link to download.
Thanks in Advance.

jb185040 1 comment Joined 04/11
19 Sep 2014

I'm signed in but your link still gets me to the Teradata STUDIO download page. Needs to be fixed asap.
Rgds, Jürgen

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
19 Sep 2014

i removed it since there is a link at the end of the article. thanks, steve

ML500000 1 comment Joined 04/11
29 Sep 2014

Is there a version, which has Querygrid functionality (load_from_hcatalog) already preinstalled?

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
30 Sep 2014

yes, it should be in the list of available download. T14.10.03 w/SQLH. i've also posted an article with instructions on how to use it. you might have to do a search using my name to find the article. steve

pkpatra 3 comments Joined 09/14
05 Oct 2014

I want to install Teradata and informatica in vm ware on my MAc Book Air 4 gb ram 64 bit .But i dont know the
configuration and ram i need to install teradata and informatica . Can some one plz guideme is it possible to
install or not ?



j355ga 8 comments Joined 12/05
06 Nov 2014

We have a developer evaluating some of TD optional features (such as Columnar and Temporal) and also  experiment with QueryGrid  (SQL-H).
Do you know if it’s available for TD VM 15.0? Does it require special setup?
Some of the syntax works, e.g. -
create foreign server hadoop1
    hosttype    ('hadoop')
    server      ('')
    port        ('8080')
    hiveport    ('10000')
but It seems that LOAD_FROM_HCATALOG_HDP1_3_2 / LOAD_TO_HCATALOG_HDP1_3_2 are not installed nor LOAD_FROM_HCATALOG / LOAD_TO_HCATALOG.


smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
06 Nov 2014

here are the instruction for setup for SQL H on the T15 Teradata Express.

NC185016 3 comments Joined 11/10
07 Nov 2014

Is there any reason why there is no TD Express 15.00 SLES 11 download which includes Viewpoint ?
I read that it was not included in the 14.10 SLES 11 VM because, at the point that was created, Viewpoint had not been certified on SLES 11.
Surely that's not the case now ?

Neil Corin

fbone619 1 comment Joined 12/14
01 Dec 2014

hello, is there any space limitation in TDExp15 ?
can we set as much as, let's say 200 gigs?

nitesh.r.i 1 comment Joined 12/14
08 Dec 2014

can I coneect Informatica ETL to TD express ?

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
08 Dec 2014

you can use Informatica. Informatica integrates with the TTU products which then call the TD DBS. For td express users that don't have Teradata, the only free version of TTU that you can get is the TTU Windows version we posted on DevX. this is a full TTU version with no limitations. For existing customers they can use any version of Informatica and TTU (linux, etc) and talk to TD Express.

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
08 Dec 2014

the T15 express is limited to 40 gb of data space. we don't offer the 1TB any longer.

smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
08 Dec 2014

we'll be releasing sles 11 versions with vp support in the near future. VP was just certified recently with sles 11, so it's just a timing issue.

tkonagai 1 comment Joined 09/10
21 Jan 2015

Are the hardware and software requirements to run this the same as Teradata Express 14.0 as described at http://developer.teradata.com/database/articles/teradata-express-14-0-for-vmware-now-available ?

fhdaniels 7 comments Joined 05/09
2 months ago

Does the TD 15.0 express download support Teradata to Teradata query grid?

QS 1 comment Joined 10/14
2 months ago

Dear smazingo
I have tried your reply for setup SQL H on the T15 teradata express;
"here are the instruction for setup for SQL H on the T15 Teradata Express.
By following the link's scrip and go to step '104 Run setup script',  I cannot find the 'sqlh' folder under  '/opt/teradata/'.  My TD Express version is 
Has TD Express 15.0  another scipt for installing the SQL H? Thanks!

hyst55 2 comments Joined 02/10
1 month ago

Can we run TD Express on KVM quest (Windows) environment? I ran into an error saying "You're trying to run VMware player on an incompatible environment". Is there anyway to avoide this error?

rupert160 6 comments Joined 09/10
1 week ago

I noticed the instructions for SQL-H were for 14.10 - are they the same for 15.0?

2 days ago

Hi smazingo,

I'm unable to download "TDE SLES 11 for VMware (40GB)", on clicking the download link below error is appearing, tried with both chrome & IE, but the error persist:


This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.



<Message>Access Denied</Message>







smazingo 24 comments Joined 04/09
2 days ago

sorry, my fault. i didn't have the permissions set correctly. try it again. thanks steve

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