Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Table partitioning
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 03:44 AM 11/18/2004, Jan Radl wrote:

>I would like to ask you if you
>plan to implement somethink like table partitioning (Oracle, ASE, DB2
>has this option). This is only think we missed in Firebird 1.5 (or we
>don't know how to use it). This is very usefull when you insert or
>delete a lot of data from several connections into the same tables.

You've probably guessed by the responses that this topic has been
examined in some depth previously. You should probably check the
list archives (searchable at Basically, table spaces
are a necessary evil for some database architectures and less so
for others which benefit more from a disk-side solution like RAID.