ODI snippets: Purge Log and shrink space

November 17, 2009

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We all know that we should purge the ODI log on a regular basis. if we log everything or if we run near real time batches. You can either purge the log manually from the Operator module or you can use the ODIPurgeLog tool.
As per Metalink 424663.1 the following tables contain information concerning Session runtime executions

When you perform a purge log these are the tables that are cleaned up. The tables are cleaned up via DELETE DML. As a result space is not released and the is not lowered.
In order to release the unused space you can shrink the tables from Oracle 10 onwards, e.g.: