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Complete reference - Oracle Sharding 12.2 (Doc ID 2143551.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This Article is intended to detail the features of Sharding which is available in Oracle 12.2. Oracle Sharding is a database scaling technology based on horizontal partitioning of data across multiple databases.

Table Of Contents:

What is Sharding?
Sharding Vs Non Sharding
Benefits of Sharding
Types of Sharding
System Managed Sharding
User Defined Sharding
Composite Sharding
Complete Reference Document


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