RE: datapump export to pipe

From: Rich Jesse <>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 09:30:40 -0500 (CDT)
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> I must have missed a posting, does this mean that you have found a way
> to compress "on the fly" down a pipe then? I only recall posters saying
> that it can't be done and if you use the option to replace the dump
> files, you get an error on pipes.
> Have I missed something then?

Perhaps I should have qualified "favorite" with a ;)


FWIW, I do use expdp every day as a secondary backup of our lower environment metadata and it works very well. But it's small enough to withstand not being compressed until after it's done.


p.s. If one had time to spare, I'd bet a well-placed strace could shed some light on the FIFO pipe issue...

Received on Wed Oct 07 2009 - 09:30:40 CDT

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