Purge Permanent (PERM) Workflow Item Type Runtime Data? (Doc ID 1520305.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Product Hub - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-SEP-2014***

Goal

Why are engineering workflow item types marked as Permanent (PERM) and what is impact of purging the related runtime data?

EXAMPLE ITEM TYPES

These types are all marked permanent (PERM):

ENGCRT / Change Workflow Routing
ENGCACT / Change Action
ENGCLACT / Change Action
ENGCSTEP / Change Workflow Routing Step

BUSINESS IMPACT
Have a production performance issue and see a large delay querying workflow data. Want to purge as much of the workflow data as possible to improve performance for users. Reviewing notifications used to take seconds but now takes minutes.

Solution

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