EBS Object Types - SQL*Loader

SQL*Loader loads data from external files into tables of an Oracle database. It has a powerful data parsing engine that puts little limitation on the format of the data in the data file.

Object Type Identification

  • Files with extensions .dat, .ctl, .ldr are included regardless of location

File Extensions 

NameDescription

.dat

.ctl

.ldr

SQL*Loader is the utility to use for high performance data loads. The data can be loaded from any text file and inserted into the database.

Object Type

NameCode
SQL*LoaderSQL_LDR

Object Type Attributes

NameCodeDescriptionDefault ValueSupported Values
SourceSOURCEObject Source Location Type

SCM

SCM
Target LocationTARGET_LOCATIONPath to where the file should be deployed.$<PROD_TOP>/bin/
Log FileLOG_FILEConfiguration file used to download/upload data.loader.log
Data FileDATA_FILESpecifies the name of the datafile containing the data to be loaded.



Execute SQL LoaderEXECUTE_LDRShould SQL Loader be executedfalse
Target File PermissionsFILE_PERMISSIONSPermissions to apply to the file after it is deployedDefaults to the project property FDEBS_FILE_PERMISSIONS

Related Project Properties

NameCodeDescriptionDefault Value
SQL*Loader Root Source DirectoryFDEBS_SQL_LDR_ROOT_SOURCE_DIRSource folder for control (ctl) files (e.g. control).sqlldr
SQL*Loader Root Destination DirectoryFDEBS_SQL_LDR_ROOT_DESTINATION_DIR

(Not used currently)

$<PROD_TOP>/admin/bin
File PermissionsFDEBS_FILE_PERMISSIONSTarget File Permission. Will be set to target file after deployment using chmod. eg: 755

Sample Build Commands 

N/A - Build commands are not supported for this type.

Sample Deploy Commands 

cp "$SOURCE_FILE" "$XXHR_TOP/bin/";
sqlldr  userid=$FDEBS_DB_USER/$FDEBS_DB_PASSWORD control="$XXHR_TOP/bin/sqlloader.ldr" log=loader.log