It seemed in the past there were a few questions about combining JBA library lists. I posed a question to the comp.sys.ibm.as400.misc news group and I thought a few of you may be interested in the responses. Robert A. Rogerson ---------- > From: Robert A. Rogerson <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: 'Robert A. Rogerson' <email@example.com> > Subject: Fw: AS400 Library Lists... > Date: Thursday, January 22, 1998 7:08 PM > > > > Robert A. Rogerson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in article <01bd25ff$a0d2f530$f5f4e1cc@rob>... > > Is there any performance difference in the following scenario? > > > > 1. One library with 1000 objects. > > 2. 10 libraries with 100 objects. > > > > I understand that in (2) if the object were found in a library near the top > > of the library list the access would be very quick. My question is this, > > with one big library is there a pointer to the object required or does the > > OS have to scan all the objects in the library until it finds the one > > required. If there is a pointer then would it not be faster to access any > > object in one huge library than to access an object in the second library. > > The OS would be checking the existence of the object in the first library > > then the second...until the library list has been scanned. > > > > I hope some of you system gurus can help as I am just a lowly application > > guy... > > > > Robert A. Rogerson > > > +--- | This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to JBAUSERS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: email@example.com. +---
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