Subject Re: [ib-support] FIB and filesize
Author Paul Schmidt
On 24 Jul 2002 at 18:11, Ann W. Harrison wrote:

> >
> >Yes, it uses 64 bit I/O, but it only increases possible size of
> >single database file. The current ODS still uses 32 bit numbering of
> >pages, so the maximal db size is 4K*4G (for 4K page size and unsigned
> >page numbering). Large enough for me, but less than 2^64 :-)
> But the max page size is 16K so ...

Anyone with a good calculator or a spread sheet can tell the max size would be :
(16*1024)*(2^32) or 70 368 744 177 664 or roughly 70TB which I think is sufficient
for quite a while yet, although still far short of the maximum in 2^64.

Paul Schmidt, President
Tricat Technologies