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SQL*Loader is not for Complex Data Manipulation (Doc ID 171306.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 7.3.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.3.0.0 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 7.3.0.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server - Personal Edition - Version: 7.3
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: 7.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document aims to warn SQL*Loader users to avoid trying to use it for complex data manipulation.

Scope

This is a general document about the usage of the SQL*Loader utility for users of all levels. It is not a detailed document and it only provides general information about SQL*Loader's programmatic limitations.

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