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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2001

    I have to break a given big table into 2 partitions. So I would like to know from you, if it is possible to partition the existing table to span into 2 tablespaces. If possible, please give me the script for the
    Alter table

    Thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2000
    No, a table is a table and a partitioned table is a partitioned table. I would suggest:
    1. create a partitioned table with the same structure
    2. exchange your table with a partition of the table
    Jeff Hunter
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2001

    U can't partition an existing table which has no partitions at all. U can only alter already existing partitioned table.
    with regards
    Prasanna S

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