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12c Partitioning Enhancements, New Features (Doc ID 1568010.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The document provides references to the 12c partition specific features, enhancements.


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In this Document
 Enhanced composite partitioning strategies
 Numerous improvements to partition maintenance operations
 Online Partition move
 Multiple partitions can be added, dropped, truncated, merged with one DDL command:
 Similarly a partition can be split into multiple partitions in one go:
 Optimized Global index maintenance during drop or truncate partition
 Partial indexing
 Partition Advisor
 Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) integration
 Further information

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