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Datapump Import (IMPDP) With TABLE_EXISTS_ACTION=TRUNCATE Is Slower When Table Exists (Doc ID 780784.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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DataPump import (IMPDP) on 10gR2 takes more time when an Index Organized table exists and if you specify TABLE_EXISTS_ACTION=TRUNCATE.

The slower performance is not seen when you drop the table and import it. Example:

Measure the time (performance) and you will see this time Import (DataPump Import) is faster.




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