• Subject: Re: buffering
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 23:14:05 -0500

learning, Don, is often accomplished by pushing the
envelope a bit.

----- Original Message -----
From: Don <dr2@cssas400.com>
To: MI400 List <MI400@midrange.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: buffering


>
>
> Leif,
>
> Out of curiosity, why are you doing all this torture?  :)
>
> Don
>
> On Sat, 7 Oct 2000, Leif Svalgaard wrote:
>
> > As part of my ongoing investigation of sorting large files,
> > I'm reading the files myself into storage to sort them there.
> > I have a question about buffering. It doesn't make sense
> > that it takes 15 minutes to read 10Mb (1,000,000 records
> > of 10 bytes each), so I must not have the right buffering
> > set up. What controls that? I was under the (mistaken ?)
> > impression that suitable buffering was done by OS/400
> > so I don't have to worry about it. If that's the case, it
> > is doing a poor job. More likely, I need to do something
> > to get better buffering. What?
> >
> > Leif Svalgaard
> >
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