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How To Speed Up an Oracle (Conventional) Export On a Large Database (Doc ID 1673867.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


What actions could be taken to speed up an Oracle database export (using the original exp utility) on a large older version database, e.g. 3 TB database.

Such a situation may arise when planning to do a database migration from an older platform or Oracle version to a more recent, using export/import.

During the process of testing with export using


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