XML_DOCUMENT Table Growing Rapidly (Doc ID 1931498.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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


Solution

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