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How to Reduce the Size and Disk Space For COMMANDS_DETAIL.ibd and COMMANDS.ibd Tables on BDA (Doc ID 2679794.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.12.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On a BDA 4.12+ cluster, there is high space utilization due to the size of MySQL database and Audits files.   Several options have been tried to reduce the size of the disk space for MySQL objects including adding HDFS audit event filters, altering retention period for binary logs and setting expiration period to 7 days. These changes did not reduce the size of the COMMANDS_DETAIL.ibd and COMMANDS.ibd files.

For example on node 3, (Cloudera Manager node), the files are:

What options are available to manage the size and growth of these COMMANDS_DETAIL.ibd and COMMANDS.ibd tables?


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