Hi, I have a table with N number of records with following format: col1 col2 col3 col4 sel count(*) from Table_S1 sel count(*) from Table_T1 x x. Taradata BTEQ, Teradata Transaction Modes- Learn Teradata with simple and easy examples covering basic teradata, teradata architecture, teradata. As part of the Teradata Tools and Utilities (TTU), BTEQ is a Teradata native query tool for DBA and programmers — a real Teradata workhorse, just like SQLPlus.

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BTEQ outputs a report format, where Queryman outputs data in a format more like a.

We have a bunch of JCL on our mainframe including references to BTEQ scripts and I’m wondering if it would make more sense to import the code in the scripts stored on the mainfraime to new procedures on Teradata. Commands for Session Control. Thirdly, MultiLoad can load multiple input files concurrently and work on up to five tables at a time, using multiple sessions. This allows BTEQ a great deal of flexibility in formatting data, creating. This feature means that if a FastExport or MultiLoad job should be interrupted for some reason, it can be restarted again from the last checkpoint, without having to start the job from the beginning.

Nishant Jain 10 June at BTEQ commands can be categorized into four functional groups, as described below: Specifies the width of screen displays and printed reports, in characters per line. A data warehouse is a relational database that is designed for query a Sign up using Facebook. Assigns severity levels to errors. Hi Avinash, each single quote within a string must be doubled: Inserts a blank line in a report whenever the value of a specified column changes.


Noticeably, BTEQ supports the conditional logic i. Export the output of the table in such a format that it beomces executable script and then call that script. I’m thinking if the contents of the scripts were converted to procedures using an automated process, Tdata could compile the script and not have to parse the SQL from the mainframe so executing the code would be easier to execute on the Tdata server.

Teradata – BTEQ

Splits fold each line of a report into two or more lines. Post as a guest Name. With the one example I’ve seen, there are differences are in the way the comments are noted.

BTEQ is often referred. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. For the commands not listed below, refer to the tables above. This is the default output of BTEQ suitable for reports. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that un have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Learn Teradata: Bteq Commands

There are other utilities that are faster than BTEQ for importing or exporting data. However, for tables that have more than a few thousand rows It dependsFastExport and MultiLoad are recommended for better efficiency. Commands for Sequence Control. Designates a maximum error severity level beyond which BTEQ terminates job processing.

Teradata BTEQ – Part 1

Host computer systems rarely have the built-in capability to recognize or teraata NULL data. BTEQ displays the results in a format that is suitable for performance testing. Here is what is excellent about BTEQ: Limits BTEQ output to errors and request processing statistics. The sample script I have takes over 4 hours to run teradzta the mainframe, but the explain statement said it should run in 30 minutes, plus recommended collecting statistics.


Use Export Reset command to achieve the same in one script. BTEQ does not support such features.

Teradata Wiki: BTEQ

Stored procedures are great if they solve a problem you cannot accomplish with regular SQL, a BTEQ script, or you have a transactional active data warehouse environment. Specifies a character string or tedadata in blank characters to separate columns of a report. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Data can be written to either a mainframe or LAN attached computer.

I would expect code run in a persistent object on the server would perform better than code passed through an external source, but I’m not an expert on Tdata’s optimizations on their procedures. Yet, BTEQ is not a utility designed for bulk data movement. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

When submitting BTEQ requests to a Teradata database, you may have noted that output is always provided with column headings and underscores, with numerics aligned to the right,characters to the left, and all output displayed in the center of the screen or report. Displays a row of dash characters whenever the value of a specified column changes.

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