How do you load a CSV file into Oracle?

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CSV file format
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Oracle import/export
HOW TO LOAD .CSV FILE INTO ORACLE

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It can be done with the help of <a href=”http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B14117_01/server.101/b10825/part_ldr.htm#i436326″>Sql*Loader</a>

It has many parameters and options, but you could use a simple control file like this:

<pre>LOAD DATA
INFILE ‘c:\MY_FILE.csv’
INSERT INTO TABLE MY_TABLE
FIELDS TERMINATED BY ‘,’ OPTIONALLY ENCLOSED BY ‘”‘
TRAILING NULLCOLS
(
FIELD_1,
FIELD_2,
FIELD_3
)</pre>

Then you could call Sql*Loader like this:

<pre>sqlldr my_user@my_database control=my_control_file.ctl</pre>

The documentation includes many examples as well.

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