Ambience 4.6.5 - Guide for Bulk Reporting

This entry guides you through on the configurations needed for Ambience 4.6.5 to cater to bulk reporting workloads.

We do recommend upgrading to Elixir Ambience v4.6.5 for more enhanced features and better stability.


*Updated Configuration files needed can be found here or in the documentation at the end of this entry.

1/ Do ensure the following configurations below are configured.

  • Disable File Indexing “ref 2.2.4, a
  • Disable User Temp Files “ref 2.2.4, c
  • Increase Temp File Removal Frequency “ref 2.2.2
  • Increase File Compaction Frequency “ref 2.2.3

For more details, do refer to the documentation attached at the end of this entry.


2/ Do ensure the correct server sizing.

  • Do test your system sizing to get an optimum performance.
  • Recommended Ambience Server Sizing “ref 3.1
Job Engine x1 Core each 1-2 GB RAM each
Ambience Server x1 Core 1-2GB RAM

For more details, do refer to the documentation attached at the end of this entry.


3/ Run in split batches rather than in a single run to spread the workload. "ref 3.3"
For more details, do refer to the documentation attached at the end of this entry.


4/ Import in the All-in-One Housekeeping Job and schedule it to run after every batch jobs. "ref 2.2.1"

  • This new housekeeping job does the following:
  1. Clean temp files and logs
  2. Clean session
  3. Compact temp and file store
  4. Empty Recycle Bin (Only available in Elixir Ambience v4.6.5)

For more details, do refer to the following documentation below:
Ambience 4.6.5 Guide for Bulk Reporting Workload.pdf (703.1 KB)