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Partition including refernce tables and multiple keys


Partition including refernce tables and multiple keys

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Minaz Amin
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Hi All,

We are planning to partition our table which have many reference tables. Is it possible to have multiple keys as partitons keys?

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Minaz Amin (1/7/2013)
Hi All,

We are planning to partition our table which have many reference tables. Is it possible to have multiple keys as partitons keys?


No. You only designate one partition key but you can have additional unique constraints which you can then refer to by foreign key.

Just curious, why are you planning to partition your table?

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My table is huge and get lncremented to 10 - 20 GB in a week so we were planning to partition the table on date range weekly and push the the last old data to archive toother DB or tape.

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Minaz Amin (1/7/2013)
Is it possible to have multiple keys as partitons keys?
let me guess it is because "to cover most of the queries" ?

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