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create_partition()

This operation creates a partition in the target collection.

Request syntax

create_partition(
    collection_name: str,
    partition_name: str,
    timeout: Optional[float] = None
) -> None

PARAMETERS:

  • collection_name (str) -

    [REQUIRED]

    The name of an existing collection.

  • partition_name (string)

    [REQUIRED]

    The name of the partition to create.

  • timeout (float | None)

    The timeout duration for this operation.

    Setting this to None indicates that this operation timeouts when any response arrives or any error occurs.

RETURN TYPE:

Partition

RETURNS:

A partition object.

EXCEPTIONS:

  • MilvusException

    This exception will be raised when any error occurs during this operation.

Example

from pymilvus import MilvusClient

# 1. Create a milvus client
client = MilvusClient(
    uri="http://localhost:19530",
    token="root:Milvus"
)

# 2. Create a collection
client.create_collection(collection_name="test_collection", dimension=5)

# 3. Create a partition
client.create_partition(
    collection_name="test_collection", 
    partition_name="partition_A"
)