11g Partitioning Enhancements
(Doc ID 452447.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2019
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.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Apr-2013***
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
|3)Composite Partitioning Enhancements|
|4)Virtual Column-Based Partitioning|
|6) System-Managed Indexes for List Partitioning|