Running A DIP Script in Teradata

Note: The following was run on a Teradata Express 15.10 VM. Problem: Teradata Support’s response to correcting a problem we were having with calendar functions was “running DIPCAL should successfully … Continue Reading →


The Teradata Ferret Utility Says It Exited, But It Is Still Running

Problem:  I thought that I had quit the Teradata Ferret utility when I typed “quit”, because the screen displayed “Ferret Exited”.  My problem was I exited the utility with out … Continue Reading →


How to Use the Teradata CheckTable Utility

In this example I am using the Teradata Express. Logon on to the Teradata system, using Putty is just a preference. Start the cnsterm supervisor screen (or window): cnsterm 6 … Continue Reading →


How to run Showblocks with the Ferret Utility

Teradata support asked me for information from the “showblocks” command for a problem table in the Ferret Utility.  Below is an example of how I retrieved the information.  In my … Continue Reading →