PartitionScheme Class

The PartitionScheme object provides programmatic access to partition schemes.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class PartitionScheme
    Inherits ScriptNameObjectBase
    Implements IDroppable, IAlterable, ICreatable, IScriptable
public sealed class PartitionScheme : ScriptNameObjectBase, IDroppable, IAlterable, ICreatable, 
    IScriptable
public ref class PartitionScheme sealed : public ScriptNameObjectBase, IDroppable, IAlterable, ICreatable, 
    IScriptable
public final class PartitionScheme extends ScriptNameObjectBase implements IDroppable, IAlterable, 
    ICreatable, IScriptable
public final class PartitionScheme extends ScriptNameObjectBase implements IDroppable, IAlterable, 
    ICreatable, IScriptable

Remarks

Partition schemes define the physical structure that is used to partition tables and indexes across multiple file groups.

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

To get PartitionScheme object properties, users can be a member of the public fixed server role.

To set PartitionScheme object propertied, users must ALTER permission on the database or ALTER ANY DATASPACE permission on the server or be a member of the db_owner or db_ddladmin fixed database roles or a member of sysadmin fixed server role.

To create or drop a partition scheme, users must ALTER permission on the database or ALTER ANY DATASPACE permission on the server or be a member of the db_owner or db_ddladmin fixed database roles or a member of sysadmin fixed server role.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SmoObjectBase
     Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SqlSmoObject
       Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.NamedSmoObject
         Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ScriptNameObjectBase
          Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.PartitionScheme

Example

How to: Set Up a Partition Scheme for a Table in Visual Basic .NET

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

PartitionScheme Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Using Table and Index Partitioning
CREATE PARTITION SCHEME (Transact-SQL)