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Partitioning: Divide and Conquer

  • Darl Kuhn
Chapter

Abstract

Oracle provides two key scalability features that enable good performance, even with massively large databases: parallelism and partitioning. Parallelism allows Oracle to start more than one thread of execution to take advantage of multiple hardware resources. Partitioning allows subsets of a table or index to be managed independently (Oracle’s “divide and conquer” approach). The focus of this chapter is partitioning strategies.

Keywords

Global Index Local Index Data Dictionary Bitmap Index Index Partition 
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Copyright information

© Darl Kuhn 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Darl Kuhn
    • 1
  1. 1.COUnited States

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