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SQL*Loader Reads Data With Buffer Size 4096 Bytes When Named Pipes are Used on Windows (Doc ID 1351285.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

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You try to load data (with SQL*Loader) into a table using a named pipe and observed, the load is slower than the conventional load without named pipe.

Cause

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