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Hibernate. retrieve the size of a query result

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I need to retrieve the size of a query result ***using Hibernate***.

For instance, I would like to know how many rows exists for this query:
String query = "FROM items WHERE group=1"

I tried with this:
Session session = sessionFactory.getCurrentSession();
List list = session.createQuery(query).list();
int size = list.size();
However, if there are a lot of items, java throws a java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space.

If I use iterator() instead of list(), the Iterator class does not have an equivalent size() method.

What is the easiest way to get the size for a query, using hibernate?

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