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Discontinued Direct Path Loads → In a direct path load, the behavior of a discontinued load varies depending on the reason the load … SQL*Loader loads data already read from the data file into other tables and then commits the data. In
Direct Path Loads → A direct path load parses the input records according to the field specifications, converts the … takes place. Direct path load is much faster than conventional path load, but entails several … restrictions. See Also: \"Direct Path Load\" Parallel Direct
Conventional Path Loads, Direct Path Loads, and External Table Loads → SQL*Loader provides the following methods to load data: Conventional Path Loads Direct Path Loads External Table Loads
Direct Path Load of a Partitioned or Subpartitioned Table → indexes (which can also be partitioned). Note that a direct path load of a partitioned or … you are performing a direct path load into multiple partitions and a space error occurs, then the
Concurrent Conventional Path Loads → Performance with Concurrent Conventional Path Loads\". You can use this technique to load the same … Using multiple conventional path load sessions executing concurrently is discussed in \"Increasing
Building Indexes → You can improve performance of direct path loads by using temporary storage. After each block is … Direct Path Loads\" for more information. When multiple indexes are built, the temporary segments … segment are removed. During a conventional path load, every time a row
Preallocating Storage for Faster Loading → faster loads into a new table, allocate the required extents when the table is created. To calculate
General Performance Improvement Hints → set Performance is optimized if all character sets are the same. For direct path loads, it is best … the same, then character set conversion buffers are not allocated. Use direct path loads. Use the … on each column that has a clause associated with it for every row loaded. Use parallel
Direct Loads, Integrity Constraints, and Triggers → section discusses the implications of using direct path loads with respect to these features. … with the direct path, SQL*Loader disables some integrity constraints and all database triggers. This … With the conventional path load method, arrays of rows are inserted with standard SQL
Loading ROWID Columns → Figure 12-1 Database Writes on SQL*Loader Direct Path and Conventional Path Description of \"Figure … 12-1 Database Writes on SQL*Loader Direct Path and Conventional Path\" Loading ROWID Columns In … both conventional path and direct path,
Advantages of a Direct Path Load → option available during direct path loads enables you to presort data using high-performance sort … the SQL NOLOGGING parameter set See \"Instance Recovery and Direct Path Loads\". … A direct path load is faster than the conventional path
Database Insert Triggers → Table insert triggers are also disabled when a direct path load begins. After the rows are loaded … enabled. As a result, insert triggers do not fire for any rows loaded on the direct path. When using the … direct path, the application must ensure that any behavior associated with insert
Using Direct Path Load → This section explains how to use the SQL*Loader direct path load method.
When to Use a Direct Path Load → If none of the previous restrictions apply, then you should use a direct path load when: You have a … large amount of data to load quickly. A direct path load can quickly load and index large amounts
Data Conversion During Direct Path Loads → During a direct path load, data conversion occurs on the client side rather than on the server side
Restrictions on Parallel Direct Path Loads → The following restrictions are enforced on parallel direct path loads: Neither local nor global … disabled on parallel direct path loads. You do not have to take any action to disable them. SQL*Loader … is used If a parallel direct path load is being
Restrictions on a Direct Path Load of a Single Partition → In addition to the previously listed restrictions, loading a single partition has the following restrictions: The table that the partition is a member of cannot have any global indexes defined on it. Enabled referential and check constraints on the table that the partition is a member of are not allowed. Enabled triggers are not allowed.
Specifying a Value for the Date Cache → If you are performing a direct path load in which the same date or timestamp values are loaded many … that require datatype conversion in order to be stored in the table The load is a direct path load … Date cache statistics are written to the log file. You can use those statistics to improve direct
Minimizing Use of the Redo Log → … Disabling Archiving If archiving is disabled, then direct path loads do not generate full image redo … data. By default, a direct path load is RECOVERABLE. The following is an example of specifying the … One way to speed a direct load dramatically is to minimize use of the