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Tera-Tom on Teradata Utilities V12-V13 by Tera-Tom Coffing

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Chapter 6 — FastExport

“An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.”

- Victor Hugo

Why it is called “FAST”Export?

FastExport is known for its lightning speed when it comes to exporting vast amounts of data from Teradata and transferring the data into flat files on either a mainframe or network-attached computer. In addition, FastExport has the ability to use OUTMOD routines, which provide the user the capability to write, select, validate, and preprocess the exported data. Part of this speed is achieved because FastExport takes full advantage of Teradata’s parallelism.

In this book, we have already discovered how BTEQ can be utilized to export data from Teradata in a variety of formats. As the demand increases ...

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