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SQL*Loader (sqlldr) example syntax

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonFebruary 15, 2015

Question:  I need an example of using the sqlldr (SQL*Loader) utility to load some data into my Oracle tables.

Answer:  The sqlldr utility has easy syntax, and here is a simple example in using SQL*Loader.  Also see this sqlldr (SQL*Loader) example.

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

For working SQL*Loader code example, see the code example download in the book "Advanced Oracle Utilities: The Definitive Reference".

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