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Douglas P Brown, Jeetendra Chaware, Manjula Koppuravuri: Index selection in a database system. Teradata US, Trop Pruner & Hu P C, March 3, 2009: US07499907 (66 worldwide citation)

An index selection mechanism allows for efficient generation of index recommendations for a given workload of a database system. The workload includes a set of queries that are used to access tables in a database system. The index recommendations are validated to verify improved performance, followe ...


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Bruce E Aldridge: System and method for determining sell-through time and inventory aging for retail products. Teradata US, James M Stover, May 20, 2008: US07376601 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining shelf life and sell-through time for retail products. The solution employs a data warehouse, a self monitoring product and product traceability. The data warehouse is utilized to track delivery information throughout the supply chain, e.g., time, quantity, product ...


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Douglas P Brown, Anita Richards, Bhashyam Ramesh, Caroline M Ballinger, Richard D Glick: Administering the workload of a database system using feedback. Teradata US, Howard Speight, July 1, 2008: US07395537 (47 worldwide citation)

In a method, computer program and process for administering the workload of a database system as it executes one or more requests the one or more requests are sorted into one or more workload groups. Each workload group has an associated level of service desired from the database system. The one or ...


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Larry Scheurich, Neil Barton, Marc Demarest, Kurt Ehrler, Eric Halvorson, Michael Bonaventura: Systems and methods for generating information from a data collection to support decision-making. Teradata US, James Stover, March 2, 2010: US07672924 (46 worldwide citation)

A collection of data is processed and information arising from the processing can be distributed in a variety of ways to support a decision-making process. A query-analyze-distribute approach can be used, and queries, analysis directives, and distribution directives can be associated into a sequence ...


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Liuxi Yang, Kapil Surlaker, Ravi Krishnamurthy, Michael Corwin, Jeremy Branscome, Krishnan Meiyyappan, Joseph I Chamdani: Accessing data in a column store database based on hardware compatible data structures. Teradata US, Monument IP Law Group, June 21, 2011: US07966343 (45 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide one or more hardware-friendly data structures that enable efficient hardware acceleration of database operations. In particular, the present invention employs a column-store format for the database. In the database, column-groups are stored with implicit ...


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Jeremy Branscome, Michael Corwin, Liuxi Yang, Joseph I Chamdani: Hardware accelerated reconfigurable processor for accelerating database operations and queries. Teradata US, Monument IP Law Group, March 15, 2011: US07908259 (45 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a hardware accelerator that assists a host database system in processing its queries. The hardware accelerator comprises special purpose processing elements that are capable of receiving database query/operation tasks in the form of machine code database ...


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Herbert J Tarenskeen, Joseph Craig Mcphie: Parallel migration of data between systems. Teradata US, Troper Pruner & Hu P C, June 16, 2009: US07548898 (39 worldwide citation)

A system and method for migrating data, in parallel, from a source database system into a target database system includes storing data in groups (e.g., clusters) in the source database system. The groups of data are transferred, in parallel, to respective temporary staging tables in the target datab ...


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Ahmad Said Ghazal, Paul Laurence Sinclair: Method and system for updating value correlation optimizations. Teradata US, Howard Speight, March 2, 2010: US07672926 (37 worldwide citation)

A method, computer program, and database system are disclosed for executing database queries. The database includes a first table (T1) having a primary key (PK) column and a first correlated value column (CV1) and a second table (T2) having a foreign key (FK) column related to the primary key column ...


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Douglas P Brown, Anita Richards, Bhashyam Ramesh: Regulating the workload of a database system. Teradata US, Howard Speight, February 2, 2010: US07657501 (30 worldwide citation)

A method, computer program and system for regulating the workload of a database system as it processes one or more requests are disclosed. The requests are grouped into workload groups and are processed by one or more of a plurality of subsystems within the database system. Each subsystem has resour ...


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Pieter Lessing, David W Hubbard, Sreedhar Srikant: System and method for capturing, storing and analyzing revenue management information for the travel and transportation industries. Teradata US, James Stover, November 10, 2009: US07617136 (27 worldwide citation)

A revenue management system for a travel provider, such as airline, a car rental agency, a cruise line, a lodging provider; a travel agency; a bus line or a passenger rail service provider. The revenue management system comprises a database for storing revenue, product and service, and customer info ...



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