Methods for Maintaining Database Logs | Teradata Vantage - 17.00 - 17.05 - Methods for Maintaining Database Logs - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Database Administration

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.00
17.05
Published
June 2020
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2021-01-22
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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 to tape Copy files to tape and delete objects in the log older than a certain date. See Deleting Old Log Data Manually from System Tables