Controlling Size of Historical tables?

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03-10-2022 06:00 AM
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JCGuarneri
Occasional Contributor II

In the process of cleaning up datasets we no longer use and looking at disk usage for an Enterprise geodatabase, I discovered that nearly half of the disk usage is coming from the historical tables of two frequently updated items, a feature class in a feature dataset and a table. These two items participate in a relationship class with each other. Between the two of them, the tables are taking up almost 95 GB, whereas the current data only takes up about 3 GB combined. Is there a way to keep the size of the historical tables in check without turning off geodatabase history?

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DanPatterson
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There is whole help topic section on "history" that may be useful, check the table of contents to the right of this link

Archive history—ArcGIS Pro | Documentation

maybe something might be useful


... sort of retired...
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JCGuarneri
Occasional Contributor II

Thanks for pointing me in that direction. The trim history tool looked promising, but both items are versioned as well.

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