About Creating Range-Partitioned Tables and Global Indexes

The PARTITION BY RANGE clause of the CREATE TABLE statement specifies that the table or index is to be range-partitioned. The PARTITION clauses identify the individual partition ranges, and the optional subclauses of a PARTITION clause can specify physical and other attributes specific to a partition segment. If not overridden at the partition level, partitions inherit the attributes of their underlying table.

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