TPCDS - Scale factor (SF)



The set of scale factors defined for TPC-DS is:

  • 1TB, 3TB, 10TB, 30TB, 100TB

where terabyte (TB) is defined to be <math>2^{40}</math> bytes.


SF, a unit-less quantity, roughly equivalent to the number of gigabytes of data present in the data warehouse.

Scale Factor SF
1TB 1000
3TB 3000
10TB 10000
30TB 30000
100TB 100000

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