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Experts... how do I load data using sql loader when the column in my data file is not null.
ie. I want to load the records based on the column if it is not null else reject that record.
can you please provide me a working script.?
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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I'm not sure we can do this at a sql*loader level.  Can you add a 'not null' constraint on the table in question?  This should cause the rows to be rejected but only do this if other apps might also insert nulls.

I'll see if I can find a way to cause sql*loader to do this.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 1400 total points
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Learned something new today.  There is a pretty simple way.

use a WHEN clause
LOAD DATA 
INFILE          *
APPEND
INTO TABLE tab1
WHEN col1 <> ''
FIELDS TERMINATED BY ','
(
  col1,
  col2
)
begindata
a,b
a,

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by:chickanna
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Thanks a lot.
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