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Using the UNLOAD TABLE statement to rebuild databases


The UNLOAD TABLE statement lets you export data efficiently in a specific character encoding. Consider using the UNLOAD TABLE statement to rebuild databases when you want to export data in text format.

Impact on the database

The UNLOAD TABLE statement places an exclusive lock on the entire table.

For more information, see UNLOAD TABLE statement.