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Calculating a record length of a table

Hi All,

In SAP 4.6C Oracle 9g I need to find a record length of a table.For that I am using :

Table name is ABC.

Tablespace in KBytes of ABC X

Total no records in ABC Y

Single record length in Kbytes (Z) = Tablespace (X) / Total no of records(Y)

I would like to know weather is this the correct way to calculate in approximation.I would also like to know any other methods of knowing it.

Any inputs are appreciated.



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    Posted on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:11 PM

    Hello Priya,

    why calculating?

    => AVG_ROW_LEN* NUMBER Average length of a row in the table (in bytes)

    But this is only an average (estimated and including row overhead).

    The real length of a row depends on the character set... the character itself and the storage of the data (row chaining and so on...).



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