RE: Cross-platform database move

  • From: "Goulet, Dick" <DGoulet@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <fred_fred_1@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>, <Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 13:56:14 -0400

You can use export on HP and Imp on Sun, just ftp the dump file between
the two with a binary transfer. 

-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Fred Smith
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 1:50 PM
To: jkstill@xxxxxxxxx; Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Cross-platform database move

Unfortunately there are rougly 1000 tables (in multiple schemas).

Do you know if I can use exp from HP-UX and imp from Sun? (or must I do
using the same OS)?


>From: Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: jkstill@xxxxxxxxx
>To: Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx
>CC: fred_fred_1@xxxxxxxxxxx, oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: Cross-platform database move
>Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 10:39:15 -0700
>On 8/16/05, Allen, Brandon <Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I believe exp/imp is your only option for 9.2, but if you upgrade
> > 10g, and then you can use cross-platform transportable tablespaces.
> >
> >
>Dependent on the table structure, you could also use a utility to
>dump to flat files and load with sql loader.
>The advantage is the speed of sqlldr over imp.
>Whether exp/imp or sqlldr, you should be able to dump the data to a
>socket and read it simultaneously on the target system, with no need
>to create permanent files. (This is one thing you cannot do on Win32)
>Jared Still
>Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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