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

Last updated on MAY 17, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database 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.


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


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


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