Methods for Maintaining Database Logs | Teradata Vantage - Methods for Maintaining Database Logs - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

Database Administration

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2023-11-03
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Product Category
Teradata Vantageā„¢
There are several methods for maintaining database logs:
Method Use Information
Teradata Viewpoint Monitored Systems portlet, Log Table Cleanup and Cleanup Schedule menus Configure specific logs for clean up and specify the cleanup interval. This method does not archive log data. Choose either this or the following method, since they both automatically clean up the Data Dictionary. See Deleting Old Log Data with Teradata Viewpoint
Teradata Viewpoint, Performance Data Collection portlet Archive log data to PDCR history tables and clean up log files. Choose either this or the previous method, since they both automatically clean up the Data Dictionary. See Setting Up Automated PDCR Log Maintenance
Manually, using SQL and backup Copy files and delete objects in the log older than a certain date. See Deleting Old Log Data Manually from System Tables