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Hi, I have around 1 lakh data wh

Hi, I have around 1 lakh data wh

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Hi,

I have around 1 lakh data which I need to upload in Oracle using sqlldr.

One of the field in the data is in this format 2012-03-28 11:10:45.457444

In order to create a table, what should be the format for the above field - timestamp?
How do i import this data using sqlldr - the syntax for uploading this field.


TIA
Raj

RE: Hi, I have around 1 lakh data wh

I would say use DATETIME data type and use TO_DATE function:

TO_DATE('2012-03-28 11:10:45.457444', 'YYYY-MM-DD HH:MI:SS')

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RE: Hi, I have around 1 lakh data wh

That will not work. You will get the ORA-01830 error (ORA-01830: date format picture ends before converting entire input string) use a timestamp and it will work fine.


1* select TO_timestamp('2012-03-28 11:10:45.457444', 'YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS.ff6') from dual;

TO_TIMESTAMP('2012-03-2811:10:45.457444','YYYY-MM-DDHH:MI:SS.FF6')
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
28-MAR-12 11.10.45.457444000 AM


Bill
Lead Application Developer
New York State, USA

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