Guidelines To Avoid Known Traditional Export (EXP) Performance Issues

(Doc ID 1933654.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The document will cover the following topics:

1. Supported / Dessuported status of Export Utility.

2. General recommendations to avoid known performance issues during the export (EXP) execution.

3. Why has export performance decreased after creating tables with LOB columns?

4. Are there other options available to speed up the export/import process of a large table/tablespace/database?

Solution

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