Subject RE: [ib-support] Writing to external files
Author Bob Murdoch
At 3/28/2003 11:21 PM, Louis Kleiman wrote:
>Well, I answered my own question and reverse engineered it. Man does FB 1.5
>load data fast. I loaded 1,000,000 records (8 integer fields and 1 double
>precision) in 26 seconds. I can write that same file in about 19 seconds.
>Yes, total data transfer of 1,000,000 records in 45 seconds.


What is the difference between a 'native format' external file, and a
text file? What sql statements do you issue to create this file or select
from it?

Guess I'm confused as to what native means?


Bob M..