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Database partitioning by adding new column without application program change . Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016708D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-10

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Disclosed is an idea of how to partition the database without changing application program. When a database is partitioned, partition key column is required. But some databases don't have appropriate partition key column. In this case, "adding a new column with changing program" seems to be normal approach. But when using this new idea, application program does not have to be changed.