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Partition Functions

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Hi,

When in real life the partition function is used?

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Hi all,

What exactly is the Partition Function.

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It's used in setting up table & index partitioning.

A nice article on this topic:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms345146.aspx
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Thanks for the link, that was helpful.
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Hmmm... I got the error below, which wasn't one of the options, so I couldn't select it:

Msg 7736, Level 16, State 1, Line 2
Partition function can only be created in Enterprise edition of SQL Server. Only Enterprise edition of SQL Server supports partitioning.
Msg 208, Level 16, State 80, Line 1
Invalid object name '$partition.PartitionFunction1'.



Tongue got it right anyway. Tongue

Chad

(yes, yes, I know.... adding this as an option would have destroyed the point of the question.)
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Actually, Chad, knowing that, I would have worded the question to include that data. Minor nitpick, but legit. Not my question, but would have worded it with that in mind if it were mine.

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New thing to learn. Thanks.....Smile



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There are two facts needed to answer this question correctly:

1) RANGE LEFT is the default.
2) Partitions start numbering at one, not zero.

I was only half-way there.



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good one.. new thing to knw abt partioning

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