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Professional  Database Partitioning Job Interview Questions and Answers
Professional Database Partitioning Job Interview Questions and Answers

1 :: Explain Partitioning types?

Available partitioning types in Oracle database are as under:

Range partitioning
Hash partitioning
Composite partitioning
List partitioning
Interval partitioning
System partitioning
Reference partitioning

2 :: What are the Advantages of the database partitioning?

Some of the advantages offered:

Partitions can be stored in different tablespaces.
Partitions can be added/ removed while users are working. DBAs can perform maintenance without having to bring down an entire table (import/ export/ load/ etc).
Data can be selected from targeted partitions without having to scan all partitions for rows (partition pruning). The SQL optimizer will bypass partitions that don't contain data pertinent to the query being solved.

3 :: How to enable partition support for a database?

Partitioning is only available with Oracle Enterprise Edition as a cost option (you need to buy licenses before you can use it).

4 :: What is database partitioning?

Database partitioning involves dividing logical database into distinct independent units to improve its performance, manageability and availability.
Database Partitioning Interview Questions and Answers
4 Database Partitioning Interview Questions and Answers