• Subject: Re: How many objects in a system?
  • From: bschaefers@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 13:06:53 +0100 (MET)

Hi,

Actually I wanted the total number of objects to roughly estimate the time
needed to reach a checkpoint in SAVLIB *SYNCLIB processing. This is nearly a
7x24h system and I have to fight for every minute scheduled downtime...
I submitted the DSPFD today and it ran about 1,5 hours to tell me that we
have 83024 Objects on the system. I don't know exactly what it would mean to
synchronise these objects in SWA *SYNCLIB processing, but have heard of a
system that takes 30 minutes to reach SWA checkpoint for 30000 objects (of 
course
we'd only be doing SWA *SYNCLIB processing for the production libraries). 

Best,
Bernd


[...]
> ===> there are such counters, but the problem is what you call "an
> object".
> Are members of a file objects? From the system's point of view they most
> certainly are. From most user's perspective they are not. Is a save file
> an object? well, it is really several internal objects, and so on.
> How about spool files? How should they be counted? The system
> uses many (unnamed) internal objects. How about them?
> 
> I know of no way to get the information I think you want quickly.
> 

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