|Oracle® Database Administrator's Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2)
Part Number E17120-05
SQL*Loader is used both by database administrators and by other users of Oracle Database. It loads data from standard operating system files (such as, files in text or C data format) into database tables.
Export and Import Utilities
The Data Pump utility enables you to archive data and to move data between one Oracle Database and another. Also available are the original Import (IMP) and Export (EXP) utilities for importing and exporting data from and to earlier releases.
See Also:Oracle Database Utilities for detailed information about these utilities