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RDBPROD: What Is The Best Way To Reorganize A Partitioned Table In Mixed Area To Partitioned Uniform Area (Doc ID 470983.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Goal

This document describes ways to reorganize a table with about 20 million records partitioned in 3 mixed areas, with compression enabled, into a table partitioned in 4 uniform areas with compression disabled. What is the fastest way to do this?

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 METHOD 1
Via ALTER STORAGE MAP REORGANIZE
 METHOD 2
Unload and truncate the table, then do an alter storage map and reload.
 METHOD 3
Unload and drop the table, create the table and the new storage map and reload.
 METHOD 4
Drop mixed areas before load:

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