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SQL*Loader Commonly Used Keywords and Options (Doc ID 236666.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document aims to provide a quick listing of commonly used SQL*Loader options and keywords, with brief descriptions and references.


This document is useful for database administrators and operators who are using SQL*Loader to load data to the Oracle database. It just provides very brief descriptions to options and keywords where it can be used as a starting point when not sure about an option or a keyword will do. Some references to other articles and documentation are provided.

If more detailed descriptions and explanations are required you can read <Note:222769.1> where default values for the options are also specified.


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