What is Teradata: Teradata RDBMS is a complete relational database management system. The system is based on off-the-shelf Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) technology combined with a communication network connecting the SMP systems to form a Massively Parallel Processing (MMP) system.
Teradata is massive parallel processing database
BYNET is a hardware inter-processor network to link SMP nodes. All processors in a same SMP node are connected by a virtual BYNET. We use the following figure to explain how each component in this DBMS works together.
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Terradata with ETL
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