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How To Force Direct Path Export When Using The DBMS_DATAPUMP API? (Doc ID 579521.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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As outlined in <Document 552424.1> the Datapump export utility uses either a Direct Path or External Data unload method, depending on the data to be manipulated. The goal of this Note is to demonstrate how to force the DBMS_DATAPUMP API to use a Direct Path operation instead of depending on the internal mechanism to decide which operation to use.


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