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The ILM Assistant (ILMA) is not designed to automatically move a partition from one tier to another. The ILMA will generate the scripts to move the partition from one tier to another but it does not then execute those scripts even though the use of a calendar on the main page might make you think it was in fact building a schedule of when to move a partition. Once you have generated the SQL script from the ILMA you can then give these scripts to your DBA for scheduling within all the other database operations or you can schedule the execution of the script yourself.
If you could provide some more information about your specific use case it might be possible to provide a work around.
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When i define the Lifecycle Setup i must set a retain time for each tier. But i thought ILM was able to know (trought statics or another way) if some data was recently accessed to mark it as actual and althought its tablespace was mapped in a tier with expired retain time date, advisor does not recomend you to move it into another tier (lower performance).
Beacause if this is not so, there is no way to plan moving data into lower performance tier, because one at first does not know the ratain time. When a data becomes old to move it??
I thought ILM would have some trigger or condition like 'if this table have not been accesed for 1 month, mark it as candidate to move it into lower performance tier'
Any help from here?
thank you in advance.
Currently, ILM does not monitor data access to check if data can be moved to another storage tier. The profile you define for each storage tier determines the storage tier used by a specific partition. Going forward this would be an interesting idea to explore for a future release of the ILM Assistant. If this is a must-have requirement for your system then you could create your own monitoring analyze data usage. As the ILMA only creates the scripts for moving data (it does not actually execute the scripts) you could easily wrap your own data checking routine round the ILMA scripts.
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