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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 21, 2019

Improve db_checksum

Almost all of our customers who are migration from Netezza to IIAS need us to provide a report certifying the quality of data. db_checksum is the obvious choice, however the tool has limitations.

1. Currently the tool provide one check sum value per table. It does not give check sum value per column. If there is a difference in check sum value between NZ and Sailfish, its very difficult which column is the culprit. We need to be able to give checksum value per column.

2. The tool is extremely slow, especially larger tables. We should explore how to speed up the performance. 

Needed by Date Jul 15, 2019
  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2019

    nz_checksum gives one checksum value per column