University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Teradata University Network

The Walton College is a Teradata University Network (TUN) member, a group dedicated to being the premier academic resource for knowledge about data warehousing, decision support systems, business intelligence, and databases. Also, the Walton College Enterprise Systems serve as a host to TUN members for access to its large-scale, real-world databases.

System Overview

Teradata's patented parallel architecture provides the foundation for the unique ability to support a wide range of data warehousing functions, ranging from reports to ad hoc queries to data mining, all from a single data warehouse that integrates data from across the enterprise.

Teradata is committed to the highest levels of reliability and availability by providing capabilities for automated management and operation. Complex queries are executed quickly due to the high level of parallelism built into the Teradata system. Teradata provides industrial-strength database power optimized for data warehouse and decision support systems.

Common Uses

Students from all over the world can gain practical experience by applying industrial-strength tools to real-world datasets. The Teradata SQL Assistant uses ANSI Standard SQL, giving students a general knowledge of relational. The Teradata Warehouse Miner is a complete package of software assisting in the preparation of data and greatly increasing the performance of the SQL Assistant.