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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2024

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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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.


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In this Document
 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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