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Introduction to Viewpoint 15.11 Mobile

Summary

Introduced in Viewpoint 15.11, Viewpoint Mobile is a new way of monitoring and managing your Teradata systems using an interface optimized for smaller devices. Viewpoint Mobile is designed to pull together the most relevant data and features from the System Health, Query Monitor, Alert Viewer, Metrics Analysis, and SQL Scratchpad portlets in order to support system monitoring and management while on the go. Whether you have Teradata, Aster, or Hadoop systems, Viewpoint Mobile allows you to monitor the health of those systems and to perform common management tasks. For example  aborting a query or changing the workload for a query on a Teradata DB system.

An Overview of the new Viewpoint 15.11 Dashboard

Summary

The Viewpoint Dashboard (released with Viewpoint 15.11) is designed to give you an at-a-glance overview of monitored systems while you perform your everyday tasks. If something catches your eye you can quickly switch to the Dashboard for a system and begin a more in-depth investigation.

Teradata Data Lab 15.11 Release

The Teradata Data Lab 15.11 release is now available with formal GCA release in early November 2015. This article will discuss the latest enhancements. Note that Data Lab 15.11 was a relatively "light" release due to the significant changes made in the Teradata Data Lab 15.10 release in both visualization as well as feature functionality. There is still some good stuff here however so read on.

Overview of Teradata Viewpoint 15.10

This article is the official release announcement for Teradata Viewpoint 15.10 with an effective release date of April 9th 2015. In addition to providing support for various Teradata products, the Viewpoint 15.10 release offers two new strategic reporting portlets, Query Log and Application Queries.  

Teradata Data Lab 15.10 Release

Very pleased to announce the formal release of Teradata Data Lab 15.10 effective April 2015! Teradata Data Lab 15.10 is a very exciting release as it is a significant product evolution in feature functionality, navigation, performance and ease of use. The Data Lab Viewpoint interface has been combined into one redesigned double-wide portlet offering more information, context sensitive requests, and enhanced navigation. Read on to discover more about this new exciting Data Lab product release.

What's New With Viewpoint 15.00 Shared Pages

The Shared Pages feature in Viewpoint has been updated to make it simpler and more intuitive. Now, if you want to create a template page to share with others or to ensure that new users are not greeted with a blank Home page, you can find everything you need in the new and improved Shared Pages admin portlet.

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. 

Introduction to the New Workload Designer Resource Allocation User Interface

Workload Designer has been updated to make it easier to understand and configure how resources are assigned to workloads. TASM 14.0 onwards SLES 11 uses a new method of workload resource allocation that is intended to simplify the process conceptually and procedurally. This post describes the new workload resource allocation user interfaces and how they can be used to perform some basic resource allocation.

 

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.

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