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RE: SQL Loader Problem

From: Weaver, Walt <>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 12:54:22 -0600
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I've faced the same problems using sqlloader against large amounts of formatted data, migrating data from MySQL to Oracle. I solved my problems by exporting the MySQL data using a special record delimeter, then specifying the delimiter as a hex string in the control file. Since you're on 8i you'll be able to do this - it's a new feature, I believe.

--Walt Weaver
  Bozeman, Montana, USA

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From: surendra tirumala [] Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2000 4:36 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L Subject: SQL Loader Problem

Dear all,
I am facing lot of problems in loading the data from flat files(generated from progress database) to Oracle 8i database. One of the columns in the data contains a text(maximum 4000 characters) which contains some formatted(carriage return keyssingle quotes ,double quotes etc..) data
One of my friends helped me a lot in reaching out a near solution for this. I am facing difficulty when there is a huge data as I will have to do lot of formatting in the dat file.
At present I am managing with the help of Sql Server(MS)'s DTS tool.But it is rejecting lot of records saying buffer size is small.I am not finding options to increase the buffer size.May be it is OS/Sql Sqrver related. I would like to know if any of you had problems in loading such data and how you overcome.Pl suggest me if there are any links or third party tools available.
Your help is highly appreciated.

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