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  1. Preface
  2. Backing Up and Restoring the Data Vault
  3. Configuring Centera as a Remote Data Vault Store
  4. Configuring Data Archive for a Legacy Source Using Legacy Adapters
  5. Data Archive Seamless Access for PeopleSoft
  6. Data Archive Transaction Restore API
  7. Dropping and Truncating Partitions in Data Archive
  8. How to Create Business Rules to Archive and Purge Transactional Data
  9. How to Uninstall Data Archive 5.1
  10. How to Uninstall Data Archive 5.3
  11. How to Use Scripts to Change Database User Passwords in the ILM Repository
  12. IBM DB2 Database Connectivity and Setup for Data Archive
  13. Installing Data Visualization
  14. Integrating Third-Party Schedulers in ILM Engine
  15. Parallel Processing in Data Archive
  16. Seamless Access Configuration for Siebel Applications
  17. Seamless Access Setup for Oracle E-Business Suite
  18. Using the Data Vault Service JDBC Driver to Connect to the Data Vault
  19. Using Multiple Engines in an ILM Environment
  20. Using PowerExchange ODBC Connections in a Data Archive Retirement Project
  21. Discovering Foreign Key Relationships in Enterprise Data Manager

Data Archive How-To Guide

Data Archive How-To Guide

Entity Configuration

Entity Configuration

Data Archive uses the entity configuration, such as table owner, table name, and partition name, to drop or truncate partitions. In the Enterprise Data Manager (EDM), you add an interim table to an entity to track the partitions that you want to drop or truncate. If you create an entity, configure the entity as a normal entity that archives or purges data from transaction tables.
For example, the following figure shows a normal Data Archive entity that has steps that perform candidate generation, archive, and purge:
The following figure shows a normal Data Archive entity that has an interim table that identifies the transactions that are eligible to archive or purge:
The following figure shows a normal Data Archive entity that has managed tables that are linked to the interim table to archive and purge data: