IBM® Informix® 12.10

High-Performance Loader User’s Guide

These topics describe how to use the IBM® Informix® High-Performance Loader (HPL) to load and unload large quantities of data efficiently to or from an Informix database.

These topics describe:

The ipload utility is a UNIX application that helps users prepare load and unload jobs for both UNIX and Windows. The onpladm utility is a command-line version of the ipload utility that operates on both UNIX and Windows.

The first section introduces the HPL, provides a general overview of the tasks that the HPL performs, describes the architecture of the HPL, and includes two tutorial examples that take you through the process of loading and unloading data.

The second section introduces the ipload utility, a graphical user interface that you can use to set the parameters for the HPL.

Subsequent sections give details about developing the onpload database by using the individual components of the ipload, onpload, and onpladm utilities.

These topics are written for the following users:
These topics assume that you have the following background:

For information about software compatibility, see the IBM Informix release notes.

These topics are taken from IBM Informix High-Performance Loader User's Guide.

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To find the PDF, see Publications for the IBM Informix 12.10 family of products.
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timestamp Release date: March 2013