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DescriptionDBMS mainly used for data warehousing
Database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationwww.info.teradata.com
Initial release1979
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes infospecial 'join index' to physically pre-join tables
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JMS Adapter
Supported programming languagesC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoshared nothing architecture
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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DB-Engines blog posts

Teradata is the most popular data warehouse DBMS
2 April 2013, Paul Andlinger

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Conferences and events

Teradata 2017 Partners Conference
Anaheim, California, USA, 22-26 October 2017

Recent citations in the news

Teradata Acquires San Diego's StackIQ to Strengthen Cloud Business
13 July 2017, Xconomy

What's Transpiring With Shares of Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC)?
25 July 2017, Clayton News

San Diego data center tech start-up StackIQ acquired by Teradata - The San Diego Union
14 July 2017, Tribune

Teradata Acquires San Diego-based Start-up StackIQ to Strengthen Teradata Everywhere and IntelliCloud Capabilities
13 July 2017, PR Newswire (press release)

Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Teradata Corporation (TDC), Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN)
24 July 2017, StockNewsJournal

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