Subject Re: [firebird-support] Maximum number of stored procedures?
Author Martijn Tonies
> >While I'm on the topic, are there any
> >limits to the number of other db items, eg generators etc?
> Sure. Ask. A generator is a signed BigInt and will "run out" after the
> 18,446,744,073,709,551,615th number has been generated. Of more interest
> is that you can't have close to that number of records or unique serial
> numbers in a single table. It's currently limited to around 2.1 billion,
> including uncollected garbage and uncommitted work. It will be less if
> row size spreads across more than one database page and/or contains blobs
> that could fill multiple pages. So you do need to think about history
> tables for big tables...

And one other thingy, the maximum number of generators... I cannot
recall what it was, but Helen sure does ... Care to refresh my memory
on this one?

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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