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Table Partition switch in and out

Posted on 2013-11-18
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Hi Experts,

Could you please help me with a solution for dynamic partitioning in SQL Server including the creation of partition, splitting , Merging , Switching  and archiving to the history table  .

Criteria :
1.maintain 3 months in the current table .
2.older than 3 months , create,split,merge and  switch the partition (partition switch in/switch out)
3. Move to history table older  than 3 months
4. Archive and purge the data older than 5 years

All these steps should be performed dynamically in SQL SERVER.  Please help me with the solution with an example source code. Your help is greatly appreciated.  

Regards,
srk
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There is a good article and 13 SQL script files that you could find by if you do a Google search on any of the names listed below:

1_dbo.fn_GetPartitionRangeValueForPartitionFunctionAndNumber.sql
2_dbo.fn_GetPartitionNumberForPartitionFunctionAndValue.sql
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Sounds good article. I will go through this and come up with questions if any.
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