Quick Tip: Getting EXP to Shut Up

Today I found out that what I thought was standard output from Oracle’s export utility, exp, is actually error output. In trying to get exp to run quietly in the background while I continue to use the shell, I tried running “exp silent=y &” and I still got all the wonderful exporting this table and exporting that object. On a +160GB database, that takes a while and is a bit annoying. So, I tried running […]