Database.PartitionFunctions Property

Represents a collection of PartitionFunction objects. Each PartitionFunction object represents a partition function defined on the database.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property PartitionFunctions As PartitionFunctionCollection
public PartitionFunctionCollection PartitionFunctions { get; }
public:
property PartitionFunctionCollection^ PartitionFunctions {
    PartitionFunctionCollection^ get ();
}
/** @property */
public PartitionFunctionCollection get_PartitionFunctions ()
public function get PartitionFunctions () : PartitionFunctionCollection

Property Value

A PartitionFunctionCollection object that represents all the partition functions defined on the database.

Remarks

Updated text:17 July 2006

Specific partition function can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the partition function. To add a new partition function to the collection, call the partition function constructor.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Example

Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")

'Display all the partition functions and schemes on the database.
Dim pf As PartitionFunction
For Each pf In db.PartitionFunctions
   Console.WriteLine(pf.Name)
Next
Dim ps As PartitionScheme
For Each ps In db.PartitionSchemes
   Console.WriteLine(ps.Name)
Next

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Platforms

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

See Also

Reference

Database Class
Database Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

How to: Create, Alter, and Remove a Database in Visual Basic .NET
Using Table and Index Partitioning
Creating, Altering, and Removing Databases
CREATE DATABASE (Transact-SQL)

Change History

Release

History

17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.