Apps clone is like cloning a human being. Please read the detail below.
1) Run adpreclone on DB/CM/AP tiers
This is pre-requisite step of cloning 11i prod and will not change anything in any system. This script will only create on $COMMON_TOP, a directory called "clone", with a basic structure of executable, scripts, templates and java files.
One of the great features about partitioning, and most specifically range-based partitioning, is the ability to load data quickly and easily with minimal impact on the current users using:
alter table call exchange partition data_2007 with table call_temp;