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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Teradata Viewpoint & Teradata Alerts User Guides

The Teradata Viewpoint User Guide provides information about how to use Teradata Viewpoint and associated portlets. This user guide is essentially the content found in the Teradata Viewpoint on-line help offered in PDF format.

Teradata Data Lab User Guide

The Teradata Data Lab User Guide explains the concept of lab groups and data labs providing in-depth explanations of the product functionality.  

Note that Data Lab installation instructions are included in the associated Viewpoint version installation / configuration guide.

Teradata Viewpoint Installation, Configuration and Upgrade Guides

The Teradata Viewpoint Installation, Configuration and Upgrade Guide for Customers is intended for Teradata Customer Services, Teradata Professional Services, and Customers for configuring and upgrading Teradata Viewpoint. This guide covers all aspects of installing, configuring, and enabling the Teradata Viewpoint solution.

Killer queries: Track them, find them, fix them

With increased workload complexity, it is common for a system to run in full capacity. There is always a need to find resource consuming sessions and bad running queries. The intention of this article is to discuss a few ways to identify resource consuming sessions or bad running queries using Teradata Viewpoint.

Teradata Data Lab 14.01 Release

This article is the official release announcement for Teradata Data Lab 14.01 (the second product release) with an effective release date of October 12th, 2012. As a reminder, Data Lab provides automation, management, and governance for sandboxing within a Teradata production system. Here's the link to the initial Data Lab 14.0 release article in case you want to review all the product features.  

Teradata Viewpoint 14.01 Release

This article is the official release announcement for Teradata Viewpoint/CAM 14.01 with an effective release date of October 12th, 2012. There are some great new features, in particular enhancements for usability, supportability, administration, and extensions to monitoring capabilities. We here at Teradata are really psyched with everything we brought you in this exciting TENTH Viewpoint release! Aligned with this release is also a new release of Teradata Data Lab 14.01. Check it out.

Teradata Alerts / CAM 14.0 released

Teradata is pleased to announce the Teradata Alerts / Common Alerting Mechanism (CAM) 14.0 release effective March 14th, 2012. A few of the key feature additions include running actions on Linux, a new "run SQL" action, incremental backups, and usability updates to the Alert Viewer portlet.

Teradata Data Lab - "Live"

Interested in the new Teradata Data Lab product release but left wondering how it may apply to your Teradata environment? Are you one of those "seeing is believing" people? Here we present a series of screencasts demonstrating the capabiltiies of the Teradata Data Lab portlets for various users in the Teradata environment. 

Managing Teradata Data Lab users with TASM

This article describes how Database Administrators can use Teradata Active System Management (TASM) to manage queries that execute against tables in Teradata Data Labs. This allows analysts to obtain the information they need without negatively impacting production applications.

Although this article focuses on TASM management, the general workload management guidelines can apply to other Teradata platform workload management strategies, not only ones running TASM.

Teradata Data Lab and Viewpoint 14.0 releases

Teradata is very pleased to announce the official release of the new product offering called Teradata Data Lab. At this same time, Teradata is releasing the new Teradata Viewpoint 14.00 version. These are two separate offerings just released in the same timeframe as a matter of convenience. Read below for information on both of these new Teradata offerings.

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