If this bulk insert is not normal part of application logic and only done once in a while then I wonder if import using SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_IMPORT _TABLE would be a faster way to load data.

On 3/14/07, Lance J. Andersen <Lance.Andersen@sun.com> wrote:

Mike Matrigali wrote:
> Lance J. Andersen wrote:
>> Even if the backend does not provide optimization for batch
>> processing, i would hope that there would be still some efficiency
>> especially in a networked environment vs building the strings,
>> invoking execute() 1000 times in the amount of data on the wire...
> I could not tell from the question whether this was network or not.  I
> agree in network then limiting execution probably is best.  In embedded
> I am not sure - I would not be surprised if doing 1000 in batch is
> slower than just doing the executes.
> In either case I really would stay away from string manipulation as much
> as possible and also stay away from things that create very long SQL
> statements like 1000 term values clauses.
i agree completely.  Let the driver do the heavy lifting :-)