Does anyone know of a free / shareware sql unloader for creating flat files fast? I am after something that doesn't use ODBC or similar as it's too slow. Preferably written using OCI?
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You can try TOAD at http://www.toadsoft.com

With it, you can easily write a query and save the result as a .csv file.  It very fast and it uses OCI calls

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Are you also aware that you can use SQL*Plus to create flat files?  Simply spool your output after specifying some formatting options.  Or is this too slow?  Is an OCI app faster?
kitmonsterAuthor Commented:
I've been using toad for 6 months and never even thought of using it for exports. It's very fast and just what I needed.
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