'ODI-40761: Not enough memory to read the XML file' Signalled When Loading a Very Large XML File With The ODI XML Driver External Database Feature

(Doc ID 1552820.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to load a very large XML file with the Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) version XML driver using the external database feature with the following URL:


and setting the following parameter in the PROPERTIES tab of the connection:

driver oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver
url jdbc:oracle:thin:@HOST:PORT:SID
user <USER_NAME>

drop_on_connect Y
create_tables AUTO
create_indexes Y
truncate_before_load Y
ids_in_db Y
drop_tables_on_drop_schema Y
use_prepared_statements Y
use_batch_update Y
batch_update_size 30
commit_periodically Y
num_inserts_before_commit 1000
reserve_chars_for_column 3
reserve_chars_for_table 3

 when testing the connection the following message is signalled:

ODI-40761: Not enough memory to read the XML file at com.sunopsis.jdbc.driver.xml.SnpsXmlFile.

Moreover, the trace file shows the following:

2013-05-02 08:17:42.214 NOTIFICATION Creating schema in memory
2013-05-02 08:17:42.229 NOTIFICATION ODI-15301 Wählen: Helper for HSQL
2013-05-02 08:17:42.229 NOTIFICATION Creating TablesTable
2013-05-02 08:17:42.229 NOTIFICATION Creating ID generator
2013-05-02 08:17:42.229 NOTIFICATION ID generator created
2013-05-02 08:17:42.354 NOTIFICATION Creating a data inserter which uses batch update and which commits periodically
2013-05-02 08:17:42.370 NOTIFICATION Accepting the XML model and creating the corresponding Relational model
2013-05-02 08:17:42.433 NOTIFICATION Validating model for the XML driver
2013-05-02 08:17:42.480 NOTIFICATION Locking XML file
2013-05-02 08:17:42.480 NOTIFICATION Synchronizing data from the file
2013-05-02 08:17:42.495 NOTIFICATION Reading data from filec:\xml\Article.XML

which seems to indicates that the loading of the XML is in memory and not in the external database.

Moreover, when attempting to use the other 2 methods to specifiy the data base properties:

  1. With a parameter file
  2. Adding parameters to the URL

for the external database feature, no problem is encountered.


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