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  • No Sym HDB

    Posted by user931206 on May 9, 2024 at 2:38 pm

    Has anyone came across a hdb containing tables with sym columns, but unenumerated?

    I know enumeration has a lot of benefits, but is there a way to leave a table as it is, with the sym columns unenumerated even if that is causing an increase in disk space used?

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  • dotsch

    May 9, 2024 at 3:04 pm

    It’s not only the disk space, performance will suffer. I guess this is why there is no trivial way to create such table (but it is possible).
    Why do you want to spare the sym file?

    • user931206

      May 10, 2024 at 9:38 am

      I have a client who wants to pull hdb partitions and mix them up with their own hdb.
      They don’t want to reenumerate every single time. They just want to be able to copy some tables in their partition, fill the rest of partitions with empty schemas and have it work that way.

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