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Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance

Learn about Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance: Overview, Business Benefits, Product Features, Tech Specs, and Resources.


The Only Integrated Solution for High Performance Decision Support

Consolidate disparate data, increase performance & accelerate analytics with Teradata.

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Business Benefits


dwaHigh-Performance Analytics

Get more out of your data by pushing the limits of the types of analytics you can do with the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance. This is an environment that enables agile analytics with incredibly fast parallel processing, scalability to process massive volumes of data, and rich in-database analytic capabilities. Teradata provides a comprehensive set of in-database analytics that leverages the database’s speed, while eliminating time consuming and costly data movement. The analytics range from data exploration, geospatial, temporal, and predictive modeling to emerging open source technology, big data integration, and development environments. Experience ultra-fast performance for your decision support and business intelligence, greater concurrency, and scalability you’ll never outgrow.

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Simple and Cost Effective

Simplicity is key with the Data Warehouse Appliance. All nodes, software, storage, networking, and optionally, backup, test/dev, and managed servers come delivered ready-to-run in a single rack. Lower your organizational costs by integrating disparate data marts onto a single platform.

Versatile Enough for Any Size Company

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is ideal for companies that are new to data warehousing or that want to complement an existing enterprise data warehouse. The platform can be used as an integrated data warehouse, a cyclical data mart, disaster recovery, or an analytical sandbox for testing applications before their implementation in the production data warehouse. Start small and grow both your data and your analytical capabilities.


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Product Features


High Performance Architecture

With a high amount of processing power per Terabyte of data, the Data Warehouse Appliance gives you fast query throughput and enormous scalability. The software-based, shared nothing architecture delivers always on parallelism so even the toughest, most complex queries complete quickly.

Industry Leading Teradata Database for Flexibility and Performance

Teradata Database is the most advanced, yet easiest and lowest cost-to-use database on the market for data warehousing. Based on MPP technology and designed from the beginning for data warehousing, Teradata Database provides the fastest query performance, the most intelligent optimizer, and the smartest features. The Teradata Database includes advanced capabilities such as hybrid columnar, temporal, and geospatial features while leading the industry with the data temperature based use of large memory with the Teradata Intelligent Memory.

Simplified System Management

System management is made easier with simplified platform administration, control, and monitoring through the single operational view of Teradata Viewpoint.


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Tech Specs


Leading Edge Intel® Processors

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance delivers high performance because it runs on leading edge dual Intel® Xeon® processors.

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Enhanced Network Connectivity

High performance Teradata BYNET® V5 InfiniBand interconnect provides more bandwidth and a reduction in latency. Field proven BYNET protocol software enables high-speed, fault tolerant, optimized messaging between nodes and other Teradata platforms in the Teradata Unified Data Architecture™.

Flexible, Enterprise-Class Storage

Multiple drive sizes allow you to configure your Appliance to meet your data capacity and performance requirements.

Teradata Workload-Specific Platform Family

In addition to Teradata Database, the platform family provides you with the software, tools, and utilities, and all the Teradata Professional Services support you need.

Teradata Intelligent Memory

Teradata Intelligent Memory is an innovative in-memory technology available with Teradata Database 14.10. This white paper describes Teradata Intelligent Memory, its benefits, and how it works.

Maximize the Value of Teradata

This paper provides an overview of the many ways customers can increase the value they receive from their Teradata system.