Orchestration Database Utilities

This section describes the orchestration utilities that allow you to remove orchestration workflow data from the database. There are two available utilities:

The purge utility enables you to remove completed instance data from the orchestration database. The renew utility is an alternative to the purge utility. Renew addresses situations where this is not sufficient.

Renew advantages:

Renew disadvantages:

Renew should be used whenever the purge utility does an inadequate job. For example, renew should be used in the following situations:

If the SBM system uses orchestrations extensively or frequently, it is recommended that the Orchestration Engine database be on its own instance, separate from the Application Engine database. This allows independent database backups.