XML_DOCUMENT Table Growing Rapidly

(Doc ID 1931498.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Experiencing rapid growth of the XML_DOXUMENT table in the database.
- it grows 80 GB per day with about 100,000 new records

Using the official purge scripts to delete the records from the table:
- Unable to run the scripts in the first weeks
- scripts have been executed every night since
- it takes 8 hours for the scripts to run and it cannot delete all records for the day so the size continues to increase
- Running the scripts during the day results in a performance impact


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