Parsing HTTP User-Agents with Teradata

Parsing User-Agents with Teradata User-Installed-Files (UIF) and Python has been discussed and demonstrated here.

A slight setback with the UIF approach was that we needed to install an additional Python package (ua-parser) to support the parsing, i.e., the default Python installation on the Teradata Node did not include capabilities for parsing User-Agents. Getting additional Python packages installed onto Teradata Node/s in a “real” Production environment is not something that can be rapidly accomplished. This is due to the fact that DBAs, Teradata Engineers and…