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Learn Teradata with Tera-Tom - Linear Scalability

Updated: Sep 16


This picture shows Tom Coffing (Tera-Tom) teaching Teradata certification in the 90s. Tom wrote six Tera-Cram books, and 10,000 people became certified. Thousands of people became Teradata Certified Masters from Tom's books.


Are you ready to learn about Teradata from the best technical trainer the world has ever seen? Tom Coffing, AKA Tera-Tom, makes learning fun, exciting, and easy. Learning Teradata Architecture is one of the best moves you can make in your career because Teradata has the most comprehensive design in the industry.


Tom Coffing is an expert on all database systems as he has written over 85 books covering them all. Once Tom understood the Teradata Architecture, the other databases were easy to learn.


Tom became famous as a teacher because he memorized every student's name when he greeted them. Tom has taught over 1,000 classes and never missed a single name. Ask anyone who attended a class taught by Tom Coffing.


Tom has also led a team of developers for almost 20 years to create the Nexus, which queries, migrates, and joins data across all systems. Check out the data source list below, showing which systems users can query, migrate, and join data automatically with Nexus.


Nexus version 17 can migrate from every combination between all systems as the source or the target.


• MySQL

• Excel

• Microsoft Access

• Snowflake

• Redshift

• Synapse

• BigQuery

• Teradata

• Oracle

• SQL Server

• DB2

• Hadoop

• MapR

• Greenplum

• Postgres

• Vertica

• Netezza

• SAP HANA

• Yellowbrick • SQLite


You can download a free trial of Nexus at CoffingDW.com. You can also see some of the great features of Nexus right here.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7YGXfxrJOM&t=24s.




This video is part of the Tera-Tom SQL series, where Tom provides over 100 videos that are only five minutes long. You can take your time and go at your own pace.



What is Linear Scalability?


Can you imagine a database where you double your speeds when you double your AMPs? Tera-Tom discusses linear scalability in this video, and Teradata was the first database to accomplish this important task.


Watch the video and understand linear scalability.








Tom Coffing and his family back in the early days of teaching Teradata classes. Tom has been married for 41 years.




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