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RE: What makes Export slow ?

From: Jeremiah Wilton <>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 10:03:42 -0800
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On Mon, 20 May 2002, Reddy, Madhusudana wrote:

> Huge Buffer, commit=y, direct=y, assigning the big rollback segment
> should help you to have faster export ,

What do you mean "assigning the big rollback segment?" How do you do that to an export and what does it accomplish?

What does COMMIT=Y do in an export?

If I were the original poster, I'd just look at v$session_event for the export session after several minutes of slowness.

Jeremiah Wilton

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 3:43 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> I moved my database from Solaris 7 to Solaris 8 box (Sun Fire 4800, faster
> processors and more memory space)
> I create the database with the same script that I used to for my database in
> the older machine,
> When I export my database from the older machine it was very fast and when I
> import to newer machine it was fast too,
> and when I export from new machine it is really slow (very slow), (I am
> using same export parameters in both servers)
> Can someone help with tuning tips or anything you have... : (
> - The no of records are the same for both machines
> - v$session_wait.seconds_in_wait is more than 10000
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