PHP 5.6.0beta1 released


(PECL mongo >=1.0.11)

MongoCursor::batchSizeSets the number of results returned per result set


public MongoCursor MongoCursor::batchSize ( int $num )

This cannot override MongoDB's limit on the amount of data it will return to the client (i.e., if you set batch size to 1,000,000,000, MongoDB will still only return 4-16MB of results).

To ensure consistent behavior, the rules of batchSize and limit behavior a little complex but work "as expected". The rules are: hard limits override soft limits with preference given to MongoCursor::limit() over MongoCursor::batchSize(). After that, whichever is set and lower than the other will take precedence. Some examples:


// one batch, at most 20 items

// one batch, at most 10 items

// first batch: at most 10 items

// first batch: at most 10 items

// first batch: at most 10 items

// if we iterate through 28 items, the next call to getNext() will contact the 
// database and request a batch of 2 documents




The number of results to return in the next batch.


Returns this cursor.


Throws MongoCursorException if this cursor has started iterating. This will change in 1.0.12, as this should be able to be called at any time.

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