Governor Limits

Using Limit class in Salesforce

We know that salesforce works on the concept of Multi-Tenancy, because of which there are many governor limits that are in place to use the salesforce server resources smoothly. To check the limitations of in apex class as per specific scenario, we can make use of standard limit class.

The Limits methods return the specific limit for the particular governor, such as

  • the number of calls of a method
  • the amount of heap size remaining.
  • Query Limits
  • Queueable Jobs
  • Number of API calls
  • Limits on DML statements
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Salesforce Governor Limits and Solutions.

Before knowing what governor limits in salesforce is, let us understand what Multitenancy is?

Multitenancy’ is a fundamental technology that cloud uses to share IT resources cost-effectively and in securely.

Salesforce has many servers across globe and the org or salesforce instance that you work in will be in one of those servers. There servers will have huge database and machines and are so powerful that each server can host multiple instances of salesforce from different companies. So obviously every application will share resources that are available in the server like processor, database, network etc. Everything works smoothly without any deadlock situation. Such sharing of resources among different applications is called multitenancy.

If you speak in general, in a single building there will be many houses and different owners will own individual houses and resources such has, common space, water, garden area electricity will be shared among those people. Here building is like a server and you house is like your own application. There can be multiple applications in a server just like multiple houses in a building.

In this blog we will discuss 2 topics

  1. What are Governor Limits?
  2. How to Avoid Governor Limits.?
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