Overview of 'split' command
The unix command split can split up a file into smaller files based on criteria like number of lines per file or size per file.
It is specially useful in scenarios where you have to deal with a huge flat file. Such a file can be broken into more manageable smaller files for analysis using the split command.
We will start with a few basic examples and then explore all the advanced options that 'split' provides in the next few pages.