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import (mload/bteq) with duplicate keys)

import (mload/bteq) with duplicate keys)

(OP)
Hello,

Is it possible to import records if they have duplicate keys ?
For example a file with 100 000 records in which one record  exists in the table ; the result of the bteq or mload is "no record imported because of duplicate unique key" and I would like to import the 99999 records without modifying the file.

I thank you for your help on this.

B. regards

Xavier

 

RE: import (mload/bteq) with duplicate keys)

You would be able to load this data if you define the target table with a non unique primary index.

RE: import (mload/bteq) with duplicate keys)

Test the integrity of your data before inserting :

INSERT INTO doubles (id, columns, batch_no)
SELECT  id, columns, $BATCHNO
FROM    source
    INNER JOIN
        target
        ON  target.id = source.id
;
INSERT INTO target (id, columns)
SELECT id, columns
FROM source
WHERE NOT EXISTS (  SELECT 1 FROM doubles
                    WHERE   doubles.id = source.id
                        AND doubles.batch_no = $BATCHNO
            )
;

You can then use doubles table to update target table or whatever you want.

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