On Dec 29, 2007 5:28 PM, Kugel,Miriam <mk.miriam@stripped> wrote:
> I am thinking to write a database cleanup tool.
> According to my research they are many application specific database
> cleaners but not a general one.
> I found a patent:
> US Patent Number *07188116* - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELETING DATA IN A
> As far as I got it I cannot write my tool because I am infringing this
> Just unbelievable!!!!
> Any idea would be welcome.
Oh, that is precious! And it's IBM, of course...
Why don't you check out mk-archiver (http://maatkit.sourceforge.net/)
and see if it does what you need.