CAS Database Becomes Fragmented and Increases in Size Over Time; CAS Jobs Fail With Error "Data File size limit reached"

(Doc ID 1596401.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 3.0.1 and later
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Studio - Version 2.1.0 to 2.4.0 [Release 2.x]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

We are crawling data sources continuously from Endeca Content Acquisition System and suddenly CAS server stopped working due to "Data File size limit is reached" error in the CAS console.  The [ENDECA-CAS]\workspace\state\cas\db\db.data file is more than 16GB in size.

Other Symptoms may include:

Cause

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