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How To Introduce Interval Partitioning into a Range Partitioned Table (Doc ID 854332.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This note tells you how to introduce interval partitioning into a table that was originally created as a range-partitioned table, without having to recreate the table from scratch.

The example illustrates how to use the ALTER TABLE command and the INTERVAL partition definition to automatically create future partitions with a range of 1 day, while the existing partitions have a range of 1 month.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Create the range-partitioned table and insert data
 Alter the table to use a partitioning interval
 What if i have MAXVALUE partition or i would like the interval partitions to start from a lower high bound than the high bound of the last range partition

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