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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. Data Privacy Management Service
  12. Enterprise Data Preparation Service
  13. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  14. Informatica Cluster Service
  15. Mass Ingestion Service
  16. Metadata Access Service
  17. Metadata Manager Service
  18. Model Repository Service
  19. PowerCenter Integration Service
  20. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  21. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  22. PowerCenter Repository Service
  23. PowerCenter Repository Management
  24. PowerExchange Listener Service
  25. PowerExchange Logger Service
  26. SAP BW Service
  27. Search Service
  28. System Services
  29. Test Data Manager Service
  30. Test Data Warehouse Service
  31. Web Services Hub
  32. Application Service Upgrade
  33. Appendix A: Application Service Databases
  34. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  35. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  36. Appendix D: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Cache Files

Cache Files

The DTM creates at least one cache file for each Aggregator, Joiner, Lookup, Rank, and Sorter transformation included in a mapping, profile, SQL data service, or web service operation mapping.
If the DTM cannot process a transformation in memory, it writes the overflow values to cache files. When the job completes, the DTM releases cache memory and usually deletes the cache files.
By default, the DTM stores cache files for Aggregator, Joiner, Lookup, and Rank transformations in the list of directories defined by the Cache Directory property for the Data Integration Service. The DTM creates index and data cache files. It names the index file
PM*.idx
, and the data file
PM*.dat
.
The DTM stores the cache files for Sorter transformations in the list of directories defined by the Temporary Directories property for the Data Integration Service. The DTM creates one sorter cache file.