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How do we determine the optimal Record size/ block size

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:17 pm    Post subject: How do we determine the optimal Record size/ block size
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How do we determine the optimal Record size/ block size of a file?
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any record length that holds all info needed is optimal and any physical record that is acceptable to the storage device is optimal

for performance, optimal sizes vary based upon access requirements -- sequential, random, relative
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