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Best way to insert 10000 rows in JDBC

Senthil Kumar Sekar
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Joined: Aug 08, 2010
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Hi All,
Can anyone tel me the best way to perform 10000 rows insert or bulk insert in JDBC?
Say,I have a file with 10k records which i need to insert to DB after manipulation.


Senthil Kumar Sekar
Jeanne Boyarsky
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There are two alternatives:
1) prepared statement batch updates (in smaller groups)
2) writing to a flat file and importing at command line

I'd probably go with #1 because I would want to batch the manipulation of the 10K records anyway.

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xsunil kumar
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Use Batch update for this
chris webster

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If you're using Oracle and can provide your data in a CSV file, then using Oracle external tables is probably the quickest way to do this.

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