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Message Posted: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 @ 12:36:32 GMT

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Subj:   Re: Partitioning on different column to PI
From:   Mark Young

Thank you for your quick replies. Can I just get confirmation around this based on my interpretation?

If the customer number is truly unique and used for access and we want to use partitioning on a date / timestamp column, then the best solution would be to combine both columns in the primary index and partition on the date column - is this correct?

The other option I think being advised is to set the customer number up as a NUPI (even though it is unique) and partition on the date column - agin am i thinking correctly? Are there likely to be any performance issues from using a NUPI?


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