You should understand the following basic concepts before using SQL*Loader to load data into an Oracle database.
SQL*Loader Control File
Input Data and Data Files
LOBFILEs and Secondary Data Files (SDFs)
Data Conversion and Data Type Specification
Discarded and Rejected Records
Log File and Logging Information
Conventional Path Loads_ Direct Path Loads_ and External Table Loads
Loading Objects_ Collections_ and LOBs
Partitioned Object Support
Application Development: Direct Path Load API
SQL*Loader Case Studies
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