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Re: Is the export file of Oracle 8.1.6 portable between Unix/Linux platform?

From: David Busby <dbusby3_at_slb.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 15:11:14 -0500
Message-ID: <3AD368E2.62639DD3@slb.com>

Should be okay if they are the same versions of Oracle. The export file is an Oracle Binary.

Huy Vu wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> We have Oracle 8.1.6 database server on Unixware 7.1.1.
> We want to export one schema of this database and bring this export file to
> import to other Oracle 8.1.6 databases on different Unix/Linux plaforms as
> Sun Solaris 7 Sparc/Intel, AIX 4.3, HP-UX 10.20, SCO OpenServer 5, RedHat
> 7....
>
> I think that is the quick way to bring the data across of other databases on
> different Unix platforms but I'm not sure the export file from UnixWare can
> import to other databases on other Unix platforms.
>
> Is the export file of Oracle 8.1.6 portable between Unix/Linux platform?
>
> The alternative of this solution is using sqlldr with control files and
> unload files from Informix export files.
>
> Which solution is more portable?
>
> Thanks in advance for any advise.
>
> DH.
Received on Tue Apr 10 2001 - 15:11:14 CDT

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