THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Data Warehouse Parallel Data Warehouse
Contains a row for each partition of all the tables and most types of indexes in the database. Special index types such as Full-Text, Spatial, and XML are not included in this view. All tables and indexes in SQL Server contain at least one partition, whether or not they are explicitly partitioned.
Indicates the partition ID. Is unique within a database.
Indicates the ID of the object to which this partition belongs. Every table or view is composed of at least one partition.
Indicates the ID of the index within the object to which this partition belongs.
Is a 1-based partition number within the owning index or heap. For non-partitioned tables and indexes, the value of this column is 1.
Indicates the ID of the data heap or B-tree that contains the rows for this partition.
Indicates the approximate number of rows in this partition.
Indicates the ID of the FILESTREAM filegroup stored on this partition.
Indicates the state of compression for each partition:
Indicates the state of compression for each partition. Possible values for rowstore tables are NONE, ROW, and PAGE. Possible values for columnstore tables are COLUMNSTORE and COLUMNSTORE_ARCHIVE.
Requires membership in the public role. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.