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Posted Apr 4, 2008

Data Warehousing: Horizontally Partitioning the Fact Table

By Staff

[From SQL Server Magazine]

A horizontally partitioned fact table’s rows are divided into discreet, non-overlapping sections. These sections are defined by a range of values in the FOR VALUES clause. To horizontally partition a fact table you need to create a partition function, a partition scheme, and a partitioned table.

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