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Data Pump Export vs Original Export Performance on Small Tables (Doc ID 1670298.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The article explains why Datapump (Expdp/Impdp) may be slower than the original Export/Import (Exp/Imp) for smaller sized tables.

Scope

 DBA's not experiencing expected performance gain when using Datapump (Expdp/Impdp) instead of the original Export/Import (Exp/Imp).

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