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11g Partitioning Enhancements (Doc ID 452447.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 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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In this Document
 1)Interval Partitioning
 2)System Partitioning
 3)Composite Partitioning Enhancements
 4)Virtual Column-Based Partitioning
 5)Reference Partitioning
 6) System-Managed Indexes for List Partitioning
 Further improvements

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