RE: import table scan

For Export , try 
direct=y
recordlength=65535

For Import, try

analyze=n  , you can analyze table after imp finishes
also put DB in no-archive log mode to reduce redo log writing
you could also skip index import, only load data first, then rebuild indexes
with nologging


HTH.

Guang



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We have a big oracle 9.2.0.4 database, in the 2 TB size range.  The database
stores aerial imagery and 99% of the storage is in 15-20 tables.  Our tables
are huge.  Query performance from the database is great, but importing the
export of this database takes a good deal of time, as one might expect.  

I made the decision to do import/export because we don't have archive
logging
and I can't bring the database down long enough to copy the datafiles, and
import/export is easier to test.  However, the import process spends ½ of
its
time (I'm estimating) doing table scans.  I witness this by going into OEM
and viewing the  Long Operations tab of the session.  

I used the following for the export: exp  \'sys/xxx @raster as sysdba\'
buffer=20000000 file=/rasterbu1/rasterbu.dmp full=y COMPRESS=y consistent=n
log=/rasterbu1/rasterbu.log

and this for the import: imp \'sys/xxx as sysdba\'
file=/rasterbu1/rasterbu.dmp log=imp.log full=y

I don't have any reason to believe the database import will not work, but I
would like to speed it up if possible.

Thanks for your help,
Chris

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