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Array and Load-Lookup

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hi, can any body explain about diff between load lookup and array?

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Re: Array and Load-Lookup

Load Lookup will get populated at compilation time, and we can adjust the size of the load-lookup and the size can actually increase automatically. It is normally used to reduce the complexity of joins so users can query from a preloaded load-lookup instead of joining tables.

Arrays on the other hand gets populated at Execution time. We can not modify the size of the array once the array has been created and you retrieve array data using the get and put commands.

There might be other differences that I've missed but I think I've covered a good portion :)

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