Teradata Announces Shipment of Powerful Database
January 16, 2004[From NCR Corporation]
DAYTON, Ohio - Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), announced the shipment of Teradata. Database V2R5.1, the cornerstone of its powerful data warehouse. The enhancements incorporated in this release include new capabilities which strengthen the foundation of the Teradata warehouse solution.
The new capabilities in the Teradata database provide customers the ability to store and retrieve large objects and a user defined function (UDF) library. UDFs are programming shortcuts that make it easier to create customized database functions in the Teradata database, saving businesses time and money.
Migration to the Teradata database from other databases is faster and simpler with the library of Oracle and IBM UDFs and the help of Teradata professional consulting services. With UDFs, businesses recreate the functions that may already be in use in their applications without the need for the manual development of new structured query language.
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