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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    It sounds like you have a fairly complex setup. You might want to engage an experienced consultant rather than try to work it out in an...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    That's too bad. Is the vendor at least still providing support and bug fixes and willing to move you to a modern OE release? To use the...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    Do have access to the source code?
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    Just be aware that that technique requires the horizontal table partitioning add-on and that could create problems with older code if...
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    TomBascom reacted to Patrice Perrot's post in the thread purge and resize db with Like Like.
    If you like adventure, complexity (not too much) , ... you could have a look at Nectar's breakout session at the last PUG on Online...
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    :) >> ToDoList
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    The space in a block freed by deleting records will be reused as new records are added (and if old records grow). For index blocks you...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    The original post says: True, the concern is the speed of those tasks and there are ways to improve that stuff which do not involve...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    IMHO if it takes more than an hour you need better disks.
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    ... and if you do have such a policy to follow - make sure to destroy the old backups.
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    Data _can_ be a liability. Keeping it beyond legally mandated record retention periods can expose you to needing to provide it during...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    You might want to share who the manufacturer is. Someone may be familiar with them and have specific advice. In any case, OEM provided...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread purge and resize db.
    As Patrice says - this won't work as you wish. When you delete data you also probably won't create much in the way of "free" and...
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    TomBascom replied to the thread OpenEdge 13.0 ?.
    "Oh Eee Oh Ex Oh Dee" has a nice rythm to it. I like it!
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