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How to load TIMESTAMP data using Sql Loader (Doc ID 2020427.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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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



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