Re: datapump export to pipe

  • From: Guillermo Alan Bort <cicciuxdba@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 12:01:39 -0300

Actually, Oracle STILL PROVIDES regular export. So if you want to compress
an export, you can use the regular export.

If you have the space and time is an issue, then you have dp...

I don't think Oracle is an evil corporation that did this on purpose, I do
think that oracle is a business and as such tries to make many any way it

Anyway, I hate working with compressed export files, so I am happy that it
can no longer be done with dp ^_^

Alan Bort
Oracle Certified Professional

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Rich Jesse <rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:

> True.  And I think it's reprehensible for Oracle Corp to take this
> functionality away when moving from exp to dp, and then turn around and
> charge extra for it in the next version.  But I digress...
> One alternative may be to use a filesystem's internal compression, perhaps
> JFS or ZFS.  For example, creating a new volume specifically for datapump
> exports, initializing it with a compression-enabled filessystem, and using
> that to store datapump exports.
> I haven't tried this.  It's just a thought...
> Rich
> > The compression option in 11.1 (and 2) allows for compression of data
> pump
> > exports, but it costs $$ or €€ ...
> --

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