Data purging is an option to remove historical data in ESB Analytics. This is important since you cannot delete tables or table data in ESB Analytics. By purging data, you can achieve high performance in data analysis without removing analyzed summary data. You can purge only stream data that are generated by the ESB profile that are contained in the following tables:
Do not purge data in tables other than those mentioned below because that deletes your summarized historical data.
There are two ways to purge data in ESB Analytics:
Using the Management Console
To schedule data purging via the Management Console, follow the steps below:
- Log in to the Management Console of the Analytics profile.
- In the Main tab, click Data Explorer to open the Data Explorer page.
- Select the required table in the Table Name field, and click Schedule Data Purging as shown below.
This opens the Schedule Data Purging dialog box.
In the Schedule Data Purging dialog box, set the time and days within which you want to purge data as shown below, and click Save.
Do not purge data that is less than 2 days old as it can result in a data loss.
Using the global method
This action affects all tenants.
- Open the
Change the content under the
<analytics-data-purging>property as shown below:
Change the value of the
<data-retention-days>property as per your requirement. However, do not purge data that is less than 2 days old as it can result in a data loss.
- Save your changes.