PhpOrient - dataClusterCount()

This method returns a count of records in the given cluster.

Counting Records

In certain situations you may find it useful to check how many records a given cluster contains, for instance as part of logging or debugging, or to check cluster size before running a backup script.


  • <clusters> Defines the cluster or clusters you want to count on.


Picture a web application where you want to count records in a given cluster. For instance, on a blog site you might want a basic count to show the number of entries you host on the site across several entries.

function countBlogs(){

	// Fetch Global Client
	global $client;

	// Return Record Count
	return $client->dataClusterCount(