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Partitioning allows the DBA to employ a "divide and conquer" methodology for managing database tables, especially as those tables grow. Partitioned tables allow a database to scale for very large datasets while maintaining consistent performance, without unduly impacting administrative or hardware resources.
Partitioning enables faster data access within an Oracle database. Whether a database has 10 GB or 10 TB of data, partitioning can speed up data access by orders of magnitude.
DBA's with prior knowledge of partition tables.
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