Use multiple dump files for large Oracle exports

May 29, 2007

[From Builder.com]

Oracle's Export utility (exp) is a useful part of an overall backup strategy. It allows you to restore as little as a single table, which is something that's difficult to do with regular datafile-based backups. But as databases and individual tables have grown in size, it's become difficult to create an export file large enough to contain the data.

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