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Parallel Capabilities of Oracle Data Pump (Doc ID 365459.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This paper discusses how the PARALLEL parameter of Data Pump works and what  users could do to optimize this feature.

The paper is also available in Web at URL: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/datapump11g2009-parallel-1-132209.pdf

Scope

The intended audience of this article are database administrators planning to use PARALLEL parameter of Data Pump.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 INTRODUCTION
 PARALLEL PARAMETER
 MASTER CONTROL PROCESS / WORKER PROCESSES
 DUMP FILES
 ACCESS METHODS: DIRECT PATH AND EXTERNAL TABLES
 HOW THE PARALLEL PARAMETER WORKS FOR EXPORT OPERATIONS
 HOW THE PARALLEL PARAMETER WORKS FOR IMPORT OPERATIONS
 GETTING THE MOST FROM THE PARALLEL PARAMETER
 CONCLUSION
References

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