How to load TIMESTAMP data using Sql Loader

(Doc ID 2020427.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to load data from a Sybase database to Oracle 11g using SQL*Loader, the data type "TIMESTAMP" in Sybase is not getting converted into "DATE" in Oracle and below error is seen:

ORA-01830: date format picture ends before converting entire input string


The record being rejected has a timestamp column with below format:

Sep  8 2013  3:54:49:000AM

 

Cause

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