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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Catalog Service
  4. Content Management Service
  5. Data Integration Service
  6. Data Integration Service Architecture
  7. Data Integration Service Management
  8. Data Integration Service Grid
  9. Data Integration Service REST API
  10. Data Integration Service Applications
  11. Enterprise Data Preparation Service
  12. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  13. Informatica Cluster Service
  14. Mass Ingestion Service
  15. Metadata Access Service
  16. Metadata Manager Service
  17. Model Repository Service
  18. PowerCenter Integration Service
  19. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  20. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  21. PowerCenter Repository Service
  22. PowerCenter Repository Management
  23. PowerExchange Listener Service
  24. PowerExchange Logger Service
  25. SAP BW Service
  26. Search Service
  27. System Services
  28. Test Data Manager Service
  29. Test Data Warehouse Service
  30. Web Services Hub
  31. Application Service Upgrade
  32. Appendix A: Application Service Databases
  33. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  34. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  35. Appendix D: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Cache Files

Cache Files

When the PowerCenter Integration Service process creates memory cache, it also creates cache files. The PowerCenter Integration Service process creates cache files for the following mapping objects:
  • Aggregator transformation
  • Joiner transformation
  • Rank transformation
  • Lookup transformation
  • Sorter transformation
  • XML target
By default, the DTM creates the index and data files for Aggregator, Rank, Joiner, and Lookup transformations and XML targets in the directory configured for the $PMCacheDir service process variable. The PowerCenter Integration Service process names the index file PM*.idx, and the data file PM*.dat. The PowerCenter Integration Service process creates the cache file for a Sorter transformation in the $PMTempDir service process variable directory.