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Loading CLOB data with sqlldr (SQL*Loader)

Oracle Database Tips by Donald Burleson

Dr. Carolyn Hamm offers this syntax for loading COB data using SQL*Loader (sqlldr).  This is from her great book "Oracle Data Mining":

Loading CLOB Data with sqlldr

For example, if your files are located at c:/sw/bands/1 ensure that the numbers following filename position are the columns in the control file where this is listed.  Once you have created and saved your control files, type the following SQL*Loader (sqlldr) syntax from the command line, substituting your ODMr username and password, and the location of the control files that you created: 

sqlldr dmuser/pswd control = c:/loader_bands.ctl log=c:/loader_bands.log
   into table web_desc_bands
   (seqnum recnum,
    type constant bands,
    filename position(63:79),
    text LOBFILE (filename)
    terminated by EOF)
10/13/1995  06:21 PM             6,897 DSCWEBDEV\Decision Suppc:\sw\bands\1
10/17/1995  12:01 PM             4,382 DSCWEBDEV\Decision Suppc:\sw\bands\2
10/17/1995  12:05 PM             4,654 DSCWEBDEV\Decision Suppc:\sw\bands\3
10/17/1995  12:11 PM             5,051 DSCWEBDEV\Decision Suppc:\sw\bands\4

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