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Fast Extract for Oracle Ships on Windows: Bulk Unload Tool for Data Warehousing Runs on Win2K/3, XP, and Vista
Innovative Routines International Inc. (IRI), makers of the high-performance CoSort (www.cosort.com) data manipulation package, announced that Fast Extract (FACT) for Oracle now runs on Windows. FACT users on Unix include: Accenture, American Airlines, Bisys, Comcast, CSC, Excelcom, Highmark, Reliance Retail, and Sungard.
FACT rapidly unloads large Oracle tables in parallel to portable flat files in fixed-or variable-length formats, using all supported combinations of native SQL SELECT features. FACT consumes only a small amount of system resources, without the need for load balancing. Initial laptop performance tests confirmed that FACT's rows-per-second unload rate doubles that of Oracle's spool command under Windows XP.