shrinking ovdb files?
alexk at demon.net
Wed Jul 25 15:48:09 UTC 2001
Ron Jarrell <jarrell at solaris.cc.vt.edu> writes:
> At 02:29 PM 7/24/01 -0400, Ron Jarrell wrote:
> >Is there anyway to make the ovdb files *shrink*? They're certainly not
> >reusing space well. They're growing and growing. I now note that
> >they're using 8.3G of a 9G partition, and real soon now will overflow;
> >despite the fact that I *know* I'm loosing articles off the end of the
> >cnfs buffers constantly; I only keep about 3 days of the binaries.
> Well, there's one sure way to make them shrink.. Delete them. Since
> they just overflowed and crippled the server.
> Here's hoping it doesn't take me 5 days to rebuild the history file.
You can split them across several slices/disks using the DB_CONFIG
file; there's details in the FAQ:
Alex Kiernan, Principal Engineer, Development, Thus PLC
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