My Oracle Support Banner

A New Partition gets ORA-14074: partition bound must collate higher than that of the last partition (Doc ID 2922461.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


With a table that is partitioned and sub-partitioned, is populated by a series of data inserts, is partitioned by a col1 value, but when a middle partitioned is attempted to be created the following error is seen:

How would this be solved since the existing partition needs to be split by creating a middle partition?

The concern is about how the sub-partitions will transfer across if a middle partition is created since the the sub-partition boundaries are different for each partition.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.