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Re: expdp question

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 02:28:10 GMT
Message-ID: <_4syi.50181$>

"DA Morgan" <> wrote in message
> Bob Jones wrote:

>> "DA Morgan" <> wrote in message 
>>> Bob Jones wrote:
>>>> "Brian Peasland" <> wrote in message 
>>>> news:46c3189c$0$16271$
>>>>> Chuck wrote:
>>>>>> We're finally getting around to installing 10g and I had a question
>>>>>> about expdp. We used to write our exports to named pipes so they 
>>>>>> could
>>>>>> be compressed with gzip. Data pump doesn't support that. Is there 
>>>>>> *any*
>>>>>> way around that limitation or do I need to continue using 
>>>>>> export/import
>>>>>> if I want compressed files?
>>>>>> TIA
>>>>> Upgrade to 11g? It does allow for compression of data pump dump files.
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Brian
>>>> Burn down the house to kill a bug?
>>> Assuming your employer is legally licensed the upgrade is free. There
>>> is a huge amount of value in 11g. Of course if you don't want to best
>>> technology there is always Ingres or Pick.
>> You have to be nuts to advise people to upgrade to 11g now.

> First one puts a new release into a test environment.
> Then one puts it into development
> Then into a production test
> Then production.


How does that solve OP's immediate comrpession issue?

> Nowhere did I, or have I ever, recommended throwing code over the
> cubicle wall. Don't read into my posts what I have neither written
> nor intended. Thank you.


If read your own response and Op's question, it is fair to assume you meant all environments.

> But as long as we are here ... please reserve the obscenities for
> your friends. Perhaps they will be amused and impressed. This is a
> public technology forum and we are neither.

The obscenities are actually reserved for assholes. None of my friends are. Received on Mon Aug 20 2007 - 21:28:10 CDT

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