This method returns the size of the open database.
db_size() method, you can determine the size of a given database. It does not receive any arguments, but rather checks the database currently open on the client. To open a database, see
You might use
db_size() as a sanity check in your application. For instance, you might have your application check the database size in order to determine whether or not it has been properly initialized:
client.db_open("tinkerhome", "admin", "admin_passwd") # Fetch Size size = client.db_size() assert size != 0
Here, the application opens the
tinkerhome database, then checks it's size. It uses an
assert statement to ensure that the database is not empty.