Chapter 4 – Deep Dive Overhead for each Row
“Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.”
- Benjamin Franklin
Why Go Deep inside the Overhead of a Row?
Tera-Tom books are the first books in the technical industry to ever attempt to use90% visualizations through pictures and paintings with very little verbiage.
Seeing the actual row and the overhead associated with it will allow you to think deeply about how a row is actually processed down to the bit and byte level.
You will strengthen your Teradata advantage by seeing the processing down to the row level and therefore have a much better understanding of difficult subjects such as capacity management, Null Values, Compression, and how blocks move from disk to an AMP's memory for processing. ...