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How To Use The Data Pump API: DBMS_DATAPUMP (Doc ID 1985310.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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1. This document shows how to export and import data with the DBMS_DATAPUMP Application Program Interface.
In section 1 an overview is given of the DBMS_DATAPUMP sub-programs, while in section 2 several examples are given.

2. The examples are based on the three schema's TC, TC1, and TC2, and the directory object MY_DIR:

Some features of the DBMS_DATAPUMP API cannot be used in earlier RDBMS versions as they were introduced in later releases.


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