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Purpose Note: DBMS_PCLXUTIL uses the DBMS_JOB package to provide a greater degree of parallelism for creating a local index for a partitioned table. This is achieved by asynchronous inter-partition parallelism using DBMS_SCHEDULER. DBMS_PCLXUTIL works with both range and range-hash composite partitioning. Prior to job scheduling is performed using DBMS_JOB.


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Source {ORACLE_HOME}/rdbms/admin/dbmspclx.sql
Build local partition index dbms_pclxutil.build_part_index (
jobs_per_batch IN NUMBER   DEFAULT 1,
procs_per_job  IN NUMBER   DEFAULT 1,
tab_name       IN VARCHAR2 DEFAULT NULL,
idx_name       IN VARCHAR2 DEFAULT NULL,
force_opt      IN BOOLEAN  DEFAULT FALSE);

jobs_per_batch  -- number of partitions
procs_per_batch -- degree <= max_slaves
force_opt       -- If true forces rebuild of all indexes.
                -- If false rebuild only of index marked UNUSABLE.
-- create tablespace DDL on Partitions page
CREATE TABLE prof_hist (
prof_history_id    NUMBER(10),
person_id          NUMBER(10) NOT NULL,
organization_id    NUMBER(10) NOT NULL,
record_date        DATE NOT NULL,
prof_hist_comments VARCHAR2(2000))
PARTITION BY HASH (prof_history_id)
STORE IN (part1, part2, part3);

SELECT table_name, partition_name
FROM user_tab_partitions;

CREATE INDEX ix_prof_hist
ON prof_hist(prof_history_id)

-- causes the dictionary entries to be created without "building" the index itself, the time consuming part of creating an index

desc user_ind_partitions

SELECT index_name, partition_name, status
FROM user_ind_partitions;

-- causes a concurrent build of local indexes with the specified degree of parallelism
exec dbms_pclxutil.build_part_index(3, 1, 'PROF_HIST', 'IX_PROF_HIST', TRUE);

SELECT index_name, partition_name, status
FROM user_ind_partitions;

Related Topics
Partitioned Tables and Indexes
What's New In 12cR1
What's New In 12cR2

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