Xpand automatically handles distributed query execution and data distribution without needing to configure table partitions. Xpand supports RANGE partitioning, primarily to expedite removal. 

For more information on partitioned tables:

Why Partition a Table?

Xpand’s distributed database architecture automatically handles many use cases for which legacy RDBMS applications required table partitions.

Managing Partitions

This page describes how to create, modify and manage partitioned tables. Xpand only supports RANGE partitioning. 

Partitioned Tables Limitations

Limitations, caveats, and unsupported features for using Partitioned Tables in Xpand.

Before partitioning your tables, Xpand Support can help review your partitioning scheme, including the maximum number of planned partitions.

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