Teradata Viewpoint is Teradata's strategic and innovative SOV (single operational view) for Teradata DB, Aster, and HDP Hadoop systems management and monitoring that enables Teradata's Unified Data Architecture (UDA). Below are key links to recent updates.

 

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Automated Statistics Management

Managing Teradata Optimizer statistics can be labor intensive and error prone. Many users struggle to know what columns and indexes to collect statistics on, how to detect and prevent statistics from becoming stale, and how to know if collected statistics are being used.

Node Resources Portlet - Take 2

As part of the Viewpoint 15.00 release, the Viewpoint team built a brand new version of the Node Resources portlet.  The primary purpose of this portlet continues to be to identify skew on a Teradata Database system.  The original incarnation of this portlet required a fair amount of manual intervention in order to achieve this goal.  The new version of this portlet includes a simpler user interface and a new algorithm to identify skewed resources (or “outliers”) automatically.

Teradata Viewpoint 15.00 Release Article

This article is the official release announcement for Teradata Viewpoint 15.00 with an effective release date of April 9th 2014. The Viewpoint 15.00 release has a whole new look and feel. The upgraded infrastructure embraces newer web technologies, improves performance, and enhances user accessibility, interaction, and discovery. As the versioning suggests, Viewpoint 15.00 supports the Teradata Database 15.00 release. 

Teradata Alerts (CAM) 14.10 Release

This article describes what's new in the Teradata Alerts 14.10 release (also known internally as CAM). This release was made available on May 30th 2013.

Summary

The Teradata Alerts 14.10 release restructures the alert delivery type in the Viewpoint "Admin" -> "Alert Setup" portlet to make it more modular and introduces a new timeout setting feature for various delivery types.  The remainder of this article provides feature details for all the highlights of the Teradata Alerts 14.10 release.

Viewpoint Integration with Apache Ambari for Hadoop Monitoring

Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture is a powerful combination of Teradata, Aster, and Hadoop in a single platform.  Viewpoint has always provided monitoring and management of Teradata systems and launched support for monitoring of Aster in Viewpoint 14.01.  In order to complete Viewpoint’s monitoring of the different systems in Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture, Viewpoint 14.10 includes support for monitoring of Hadoop running in this architecture.

Teradata Viewpoint 14.10 Release

This article is the official release announcement of Teradata Viewpoint 14.10 with an effective release date of May 6th 2013. With new enhancements in Alerting, Workload Management and Monitoring areas, this release of Viewpoint 14.10 continues to expand its scope and provide ability to monitor Hadoop systems along with Aster and Teradata systems.

Introduction to Teradata Viewpoint

Teradata Viewpoint is a state-of-the-art web portal solution built as an SOV (Single Operational View) for the Teradata Ecosystem and Unified Data Architecture.

How to Support "Resizing" for Viewpoint Portlets

Teradata Viewpoint 14.01 introduces a wider, more flexible layout, which better utilizes space on wide screen monitors, and gives the user more flexibility in controlling how much information is being displayed.

 

Displaying Tabular Data using the DataGrid and BigNumbers Widget

The following tutorial is a guide on how to implement the Viewpoint DataGrid and BigNumbers Widget.  In this example we will show how these widgets were incorporated into the SkewedSessions Portlet.  The actual source code can be found in the SkewedSessions Portlet supplied in PDK version 14.01.

 

Upgrading a Viewpoint 14.00 Portlet to 14.01

A portlet developed for Viewpoint 14.0 will, for the most part, work correctly on Viewpoint 14.01. The most impactful change to consider will be to make your portlet support horizontal resizing, and to make any code changes to use the latest versions of jQuery and jQuery UI included with Viewpoint 14.01.

 

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