How to Import Data in Oracle SQL Developer Web

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Howdy coders! This blog post is going to cover how you can create a new table in Oracle SQL Developer Web using imported data from .CSV file ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ

If you haven't set up your 'Always Free' Oracle Cloud account (it's literally always free LOL) and created a Database yet, click here and follow the steps in this blog post before following this one.

Let's get jiggy with it ๐Ÿ˜Ž


Step 1) Sign In

Go to and sign in! (Save your log-in info for quick access)

Step 2) Choose your Database

Click on Autonomous Database listed under Service Links.


๐Ÿ“Œ And if you can't find Autonomous Database in Service Links, type the name of your Database in the search-bar. Like I did below:

ss3.png My Database name is 'beautifulsoop', so if I just type that in the search-bar, press Enter... my database will show up!

So, now click the name of your Database & that'll take you directly to your Autonomous Database Details page that looks like this:


Step 3) Click on Database Actions

Step 4) Click on SQL

ss5.jpg ๐Ÿ“Œ (Fun fact: you can bookmark this page to be able to refer back to your Database Launchpad directly!)

Step 5) Click the ...


And click Data Loading โ–บ Upload Data Into New Table

ss8 (1).png

Then, upload your file! Notice how it automatically grabs column names to be created? ss10.jpg

Click Next to define your data types, a Primary Key, what can be Null, etc. Shown here: ss11 (1).png

Click Next to review the details of your new table. Notice how it shows the actual DDL code that would be used to create the table and insert the data! It also shows you what cells from your spreadsheet file have been turned into column names.

See below: Generated DDL Code.png

Follow the GIF below to see the whole process: (1).gif

Now, your table is created, and populated with all the data from the file you uploaded! SO EASY, RIGHT? ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ and now when you run the query SELECT * FROM your_new_table_name_here; --> the table you just created with all your file data will show up!

See below:

new table.png

AND FIN - you just learned how to upload data into your database using Oracle SQL Developer Web! ๐Ÿ˜Ž literally only takes 5 steps!

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to drop them in the comments below OR ping me on Twitter --> @pilatesdev

๐Ÿงก see you in my next post