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    Does util g/2 last-doc-number tell you how many doc records are in the library?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Question

    We have imported our Oracle records into v20 with Upgrade Express and want to confirm that all of the records were loaded.

    The abc01 util/g last-doc-number count is not matching with the count in the oracle_imp_aleph_libs.log.26183.

    The former shows 317596 while the latter has 317594.

    Answer

    util g/2 "last-doc-number" is the highest number which has been assigned to a record in this table. Since it is possible for numbers to have been skipped, it is *not* necessarily a correct indication of the number of records in the table.

    There are two ways to get the number of records in a table:

    1. util a/17/11/2 ("Check Space Utilization of a Table/Index") or

    2. SQL: select count(*) from z00;

    In this case, the SQL shows the same number of z00 records on v18 as v20: 317,594.

    Category: Installation & Upgrades (500)

    Subject: Upgrade Express (500)


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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