|Oracle8(TM) Server Utilities
Part II explains how to use SQL*Loader, a utility for loading data from external files into Oracle database tables. SQL*Loader processes a wide variety of input file formats and gives you control over how records are loaded into Oracle tables.
If you have never used a data loading product, begin by reading the introduction in Chapter 3 and then examine the case studies provided in Chapter 4. These two chapters provide a good introduction to data loading concepts.
The following topics are covered in this part of this manual: