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Copying data from a master table to another database

I have a 9i database with about 1,000 tables. Now I have to copy the data from here to another DB with the same structure. The goal is to select data from a master table and copy it to the destination DB with all dependent data. Is there an easy way to do this or a tool I can use?

I have a 9i database with about 1,000 tables. Now I have to copy the data from here to another DB with the same structure. The goal is to select data from a master table and copy it to the destination DB with all dependent data. Something like:
INSERT INTO table1@link SELECT * from table1 
The WHERE condition works fine, but does not do a "deep copy." Is there an easy way to do this or a tool I can use?
I'm not sure what "deep copy" means, but most DBAs use CTAS (Create Table as Select) for this.

I would generate a script that reads the data dictionary to create the move syntax. Something like this:

spool runme.sql

select

   'create table '||table_name||'@dblinkname as select * from '||table_name'||';'

from dba_table where owner = 'SCOTT';

spool off;

@runme
This was last published in November 2005

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