Load Tools Reference

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Load Tools Reference

This chapter describes the data loading tools provided with this release. They all require certain connection information such as the Greenplum Database master host name, port, database name, and role name. These can be configured using environment variables. For more information, see Configuring the Command-Line Load Tools.

The following tools are provided:

  • Greenplum parallel file distribution program (gpfdist)
  • Greenplum data loading utility (gpload)

See also the SQL Syntax Summary for a quick reference to available SQL commands.