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Types of Governor Limits in Salesforce

Types of Governor Limits in Salesforce

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Types of Governor Limits

Let’s get a quick overview of the different types of Governors’ limits available within Salesforce.

1. Per-Transaction Apex Limits

Per-Transaction Apex Limits count for each Apex transaction.

Description

Synchronous Limit

Asynchronous Limit

Total number of SOQL queries issued

100

200

Total number of records retrieved by SOQL queries

50,000

 

Total number of records retrieved by Database.getQueryLocator()

10,000

 

Total number of SOSL queries issued

20

 

Total number of records retrieved by a single SOSL query

2,000

 

Total number of DML statements issued

150

 

Total number of records processed as a result of DML statements, Approval.process, or database.emptyRecycleBin

10,000

 

Total stack depth for any Apex invocation that recursively fires triggers due to insert, update, or delete statements

16

 

Total number of callouts (HTTP requests or Web services calls) in a transaction

100

 

Maximum timeout for all callouts (HTTP requests or Web services calls) in a transaction

120 Seconds

 

Total number of sendEmail methods allowed

10

 

2. Per-Transaction Certified Managed Package Limits

Per-Transaction Certified Managed Package have passed the security review for AppExchange and get their own set of limits for most per-transaction limits.

Description

Cumulative Cross-Namespace Limit

Total number of SOQL queries issued

1,100

Total number of SOSL queries issued

220

Total number of DML statements issued

1,650

3. Force.com Platform Apex Limits

Force.com Platform Apex Limits aren’t specific to an Apex transaction and are enforced by the Force.com platform.

Description

Limit

Maximum number of Apex classes scheduled concurrently

100

Maximum number of batch Apex jobs in the Apex flex queue that are inHolding status

100

Maximum number of batch Apex jobs queued or active concurrently

5

Maximum number of batch Apex job start method concurrent executions

1

Maximum number of batch jobs that can be submitted in a running test

5

4. Static Apex Limits

Let’s get a quick overview of different types of static Apex limits available within the Salesforce.

Description

Limit

Default timeout of callouts (HTTP requests or Web services calls) in a transaction

120 seconds

Maximum SOQL query run time before Salesforce cancels the transaction

120 seconds

Maximum number of class and trigger code units in a deployment of Apex

5,000

For loop list batch size

200

5. Size-Specific Apex Limits

Size-Specific Apex Limits are the limits put on the length of code.

Description

Limit

Maximum number of characters for a class

1 million

Maximum number of characters for a trigger

1 million

Method size limit

65,535 bytecode instructions in compiled form

Maximum amount of code used by all Apex code in an organization

6 MB

6. Miscellaneous Apex Limits

Developers receive an error message when a non-selective query in a trigger executes against an object that contains more than 200,000 records and the maximum number of records that an event report returns for a user who is not a system administrator is 20,000. The limit is 100,000 for system administrators.

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