On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 09:43:43AM -0500, Scott Marlowe wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 00:52, ????????? wrote:
> > David Bear:
> > Yes. I agree with you.
> > \copy is really too brittle.
> > I wonder why \copy is not like oracle's sqlldr?
> > I think sqlldr is more powerful. When using sqlldr,we can specify the maximum error records we allow,and we can also specify the number we should commit in every transaction.
> While I wouldn't mind have the versatility of sqlldr, I would HATE to
> have to deal with such a clunky interface. The only features of sqlldr
> I actually like are the ones that allow rejected records to go into a
> separate file.
There's a PGLoader project in pgfoundry that may suit some people.
> > Another aspect is also important. Oracle has better partition
> > table facilities,it's especially suitable for large tables,as
> > well as index partition concepts.But PostgreSQL has no such
> > concepts.These are really important for large database.
> No one would complain if someone stepped up and programmed a decent
> table partitioning patch. I have a feeling it's one of the things on
> the TODO list that will happen in the next version or two.
I think Simon Riggs and crew are working on this.
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]surnet.cl>)
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