merge into an empty table
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 09:47:29 -0500
My application team is backfilling 150M rows of data from a staging table
into an empty fact table. Under normal condition the fact table will be
populated with the merge from the staging table. This is the first time
load though and there will
be no updates - only inserts. For that reason I think that it should not be done via a merge, but rather via a straight insert nologging. I believe it will be much faster and more efficient that a merge (which does an outer join). Am I correct?
Gene GurevichReceived on Tue Jul 29 2008 - 09:47:29 CDT