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Applying and Extending Oracle Spatial by Siva Ravada, Simon Gerard Greener

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Partitioning of spatial tables

Spatial tables can be partitioned using any of the previously described methods. However, spatial indexing imposes some restrictions on the type of partitioning used for the spatial tables. When a table is partitioned, the index on the table can be created as global or local. A global index treats the table as a non-partitioned table and creates one large index to cover all the rows of the table. A local index is partitioned the same way as the table and each partition of the table will have one index.

Oracle Spatial only supports the range-based partitioning approach for spatial indexes; that is, an Oracle Spatial table can be partitioned using any of the methods, but if a partitioned (or local) spatial index is ...

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