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

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Chapter 10 — Support Environment

“Only he who attempts the ridiculous may achieve the impossible.”

- Don Quixote

As seen in the many of the Teradata Utilities, the introduction of the capabilities of the Support Environment (SE) is a valuable asset. It is an inherit part of the utilities and acts as a front-end to FastExport, MultiLoad, and TPump. The purpose of the SE is to provide a feature rich scripting tool.

As the newer load and extract functionalities were being proposed for use with the Teradata RDBMS, it became obvious that certain capabilities were going to be needed by all the utilities. Rather than writing these capabilities over and over again into multiple programs, it was written once into a single module/environment called ...

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