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The list view threshold is a value defined in Central Administration that limits the number of items that may be viewed or acted upon at a time, and is intended to prevent a performance impact that may be incurred if such an action is taken. This may be bypassed at the administrator's discretion by using object model code, or during specific hours of the day (usually overnight).

The list view threshold is a value defined in Central Administration that limits the number of items that may be viewed or acted upon at a time, and is intended to prevent a performance impact that may be incurred if such an action is taken. This may be bypassed at the administrator's discretion by using object model code, or during specific hours of the day (usually overnight).

You can read more about managing large lists and libraries in SharePoint in which list view threshold is crossed in below link:

Manage large lists and libraries in SharePoint.

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