Re: Oracle DataPump

From: joel garry <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:14:43 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 30, 1:47 pm, wrote:
> Situation:
> The QA department performs oracle exp/imp from one oracle server to
> another- this is done from a central client where the oracle client
> software is installed and there is no need to have physical access to
> the oracle database server.
> Is there a way to perform datapump operations in this fashion? It
> seems that to use datapump you need physical access to the database
> server which would mean copying export files from one database server
> to another... not very efficient.
> I really think datapump is faster than the old exp/imp utility and I
> would like to start using this, but I am not sure if this will cause a
> bottleneck in our current process...
> In closing, is there a way to use datapump using a "Central" client to
> perform the operations from one database instance to another???
> Thanks !

No, but lets you have it wind up on the server you want.

You might look into create table (or insert) as select over a dblink to get stuff there more directly. Depending on how much and how complicated the data is.


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Received on Thu Oct 30 2008 - 16:14:43 CDT

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