gpload

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gpload

The gpload utility provides an interface to the Greenplum parallel data loader, gpfdist.

The gpload data loading utility automates parallel data loading tasks. gpload uses a load specification defined in a YAML-formatted control file to load data into the target database as follows:
  1. Invoke the Greenplum parallel file server program (gpfdist).
  2. Create an external table definition based on the source data defined.
  3. Load the source data into the target table in the database according to gpload MODE (Insert, Update or Merge).