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Solve Business Problems with Teradata

Learn about Teradata software on AWS: Overview, Products, Product Details, Getting Started, Services, Use Cases, Support, and Resources

 

Use Cases for Teradata Database on AWS

Teradata Database on AWS supports a large number of current and future customer use cases.

 

Backup, Archive, and Restore (BAR)

Migrating a portion of your BAR operations to the cloud can reduce hardware and maintenance costs and convert capital expenses to operating expenses. Most solutions include a combination of on-premises and cloud storage based on the need to restore from the backup.

Scope of Service

  • Set up and configure the BAR architecture in the public cloud
  • Re-establish the existing backup and recovery process
  • Verify backup and restore process
  • BAR plan review and update (optional)
  • BAR Operations through Managed Services (optional)

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata-compatible backup tools (AWS available or licensable)
  • De-duplication solutions (optional)

Services

  • Architecture (BAR-specific)
  • Onboarding (optional)
  • Data Ingest / Integration for new BAR scripts and to determine when data moves from on-premises to cloud (optional)
  • Managed Service for ongoing Management of the BAR solution (optional)

 

Build an Analytics Sandbox

AWS provides a short-lived, flexible, and evolving analytic environment that can be easily stood up, evolved, scaled, and shut down based on discovery, development, and testing needs.

Scope of Service

  • Develop the process to establish a flexible analytic environment on a public cloud
  • Provide assistance standing up the environment and create a custom, repeatable configuration for the customer to spin up on demand
  • Provide guidance and/or mentoring on how to identify, setup, configure, and integrate data load/ingest capabilities
  • Guidance on how to manage virtualized resources in or out of the environment (compute/storage)
  • Mentoring on best practices on flex environments
  • Basic setup of new software only features (Teradata, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Guidance and mentoring on compatible BI/DI tool setup

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata virtual instances and/or Hadoop
  • BI/DI tools
  • Customized Cloud Formation Templates and Boot Straps

Services

  • Onboarding Data Ingest/Integration
  • Analytic Solution (optional)
  • Managed Services DBA (optional)

 

Build a Persistent Test and Development Environment

Use Teradata Database on AWS to stand up a persistent and scalable environment for developing and testing solutions prior to deploying into production. The test/dev environment typically includes the other ecosystem components running in your production environment.

Scope of Service

  • Stand up the Test/Dev environment
  • Architect the Test/Dev environment
  • Determine how snapshots and data sets are supplied
  • Establish process for how the test/dev and production environments are kept in sync on versions
  • Consulting Service on Testing Best Practices
  • Evaluate the customer's current Test/ Dev methodology - Agile/Waterfall
  • Establish develop/testing best practices and automation opportunities
  • Packaging changes and pushing to production
  • Assessment around ITIL

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata AMIs
  • DI/BI Tool AMIs
  • Testing Tool(s)
  • Code Repository

Services

  • Cloud Workshop (optional)
  • Onboarding - scoped for Test/Dev Requirements
  • Migration (if existing Test/Dev Solution)
  • DBA Assist/aaS + managing the Test/Dev environment + ITIL/DevOps consulting (optional)
  • Testing Consulting around best practices and automation (optional)

 

Build a Production Analytics Solution

A public cloud analytics solution allows you to find new insights in your data. Analytics includes both business intelligence (BI) and advanced analytic capabilities.

Scope of Services

Required:

  • BI/Advanced Analytic Solution options (e.g., Microstrategy, QuickSight, Qlikview, Tableau, etc.)
  • Architect the analytic application solution in relation to the entire public cloud ecosystem
  • Stand up the environment
  • Develop dashboards/reports for managing the environment
  • Data set port to the environment

Optional:

  • Design, visualize, and execute analytics, providing insights for defined use cases and ongoing
  • Development and operationalization of ongoing data ingestion and report generation
  • Data discovery and exploration for identified use cases

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata AMIs and/or Hadoop
  • TD compatible BI/DI tools AWS available or licensable

Services

  • Workshop (optional)
  • Architecture
  • Onboarding
  • Analytic Solution Build (optional)
  • Managed Services (optional)

 

Convert from a Third-Party Database to Teradata

Teradata Database on AWS offers a path to migrate from a third-party database to Teradata, focusing on automatically inventorying, capturing, and recreating data structures on Teradata and the SQL code conversion.

Scope of Service

  • Automatically recreate data structures from Oracle, DB2, and/or SQL Server to Teradata Database on AWS
  • Automatically port historical data in a forklift fashion
  • Provide initial data synchronization between source and target database
  • Validate data transfer
  • SQL code conversion
  • BI/DI redirect and migrate (optional)

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata AMIs
  • BI/DI AWS Teradata compatible components

Services

  • Cloud Workshop (optional)
  • Architecture
  • Onboarding
  • Data Ingest/Integration (ETL)
  • Database Conversion

 

Create A Cloud-based Data Lake on Hadoop

Customer wants to build a data lake on top of a pubic cloud. Engagement may include building the analytics on top of the lake.

Scope of Service:

Required:

  • Architect the data lake solution leveraging the AWS ecosystem
  • Stand up the environment
  • Provide tools to load the data into the lake
  • Set up security and access rights to the environment

Optional:

  • Design, visualize and execute analytics, providing insights for defined use cases and ongoing

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Hadoop – Cloudera, Hortonworks, etc.
  • Compatible BI/DI tools AWS available or licensable 

Services

  • Workshop (optional)
  • Architecture
  • Onboarding
  • Analytic Solution Build (optional)
  • Managed Services (optional)

 

Migrate Workloads from On-Premises to the Cloud

Use Teradata Database on AWS to migrate workloads from on-premises to the cloud in total or in part. Migrations include establishing the environment and an initial historical data load/port.

Scope of Service

Delivery-based service that will enable customers to

  • Automatically (tool-based) recreate data structures from on-premises to public cloud
  • Automatically (tool-based) port historical data in a forklift fashion

Supported Services as part of the offer

  • Instantiation of recommended migration support architecture on public cloud
  • DI / BI environment redirect (optional)

Migration of existing environment (if applicable) will facilitate

  • Initial data load or data port
  • Warehouse table build in the public cloud environment
  • Hadoop cluster build in the public cloud
  • Provide initial data synchronization between source and target database
  • Validate data transfer

Products

  • AWS Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Teradata VM
  • Linux VM, Window VM, etc.
  • Open Source (e.g., Hortonworks, Cloudera, etc.)

Services

  • Cloud Workshop (optional)
  • Architecture
  • Onboarding
  • Data Ingest/Integration
  • Analytic Solution (optional)

Products

Teradata Database on AWS offers quick time to value. Convenient bundles enable workload portability between cloud and on-premises systems.

Services

Teradata is renowned for expert professional, managed, and enhanced support services across a wide range of data and analytic topics.

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