RDBPROD: How To Shrink The Size Of An Rdb Database File (Doc ID 62568.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 4.0a and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Goal

You have deleted a large amount of data from your database, but the file allocation has remained as large as it was before the deleting. An RMU/ANALYZE confirms that there is a lot of empty space. How do you allocate a smaller file size for the Rdb database area files?

Solution

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