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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:34 am    Post subject: question on file-aid tool Reply with quote

Can anybody please answer my question that how to calculate the length of million records thru FILE-AID tool?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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When you say the length of a million records, what exactly are you looking for? You want the answer back in what units?

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hii dave,
thanks for the reply. I was asked in interview like this.I dont know the units the interviewer was asking abt.If u have any idea pls tell.

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It would be interesting to know what answer the interviewer was looking for.

I don't know of anything in File-Aid that, without actually allocating the file you will know how much space it will take up.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Avin,

Here is the answer for ur question.

If a Copybook contains million records and if we don't have the length of the copybook, It is very difficult to calculate manually or using an Excel sheet.

File-aid will solve this problem.
In file-Aid, there is an option "8. View". Here u need to give the specify the path where ur copybook resides.

Then it will displays the length of the Copybook.
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