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Partitioning large tables by year

Posted on 2011-02-15
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I collect monthly information in a big table. Can someone explain the steps I would need to take to partition the table by year?

I understand there can be significant performance benefits for such partitioning of big tables.

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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
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3 step process,
creating a partition function for year
partition scheme
partitioning the table

its described here
http://databases.about.com/od/sqlserver/a/partitioning.htm
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Thanks!
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