I'm purging a lot of management data from an Ensemble production, which is creating 100s of GBs of journals. Has anybody succeeded in disabling journaling on an Ensemble purge? The user interface doesn't have an option for this, but I'm thinking you might be able to identify the process and externally disable journaling on it.
You can create a custom task and disable the journal in the beginning of the method with this line:
Put yor purge logic and then in the end of code you can enable again the journal with:
These lines affect only the current process.