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sibi

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2004 4:57 pm    Post subject: Questions
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Hi all
Is there any limit in the number of fields that i can have in a normal indexed file (ie non mianframe)and VSAM file(KSDS)?
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priya

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 10, 2004 9:24 pm    Post subject: Re
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no specific limit for the no of fields...

But it's total length should not exeed the record length or a maximum of 2 GB.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:21 pm    Post subject:
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is maximum length of record is 2 gb?????
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 04, 2004 7:55 pm    Post subject:
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Previously, there was a size limitation of VSAM...it was 2 GB...now in recent version of VSAM, this is overcome. 2GB is the total size, not record length.

Unless SPANNED option is used, the maximum length is restricted to 32,761.

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