What is DSC? What Opens a DSC? File Format List from WhatIs.com

File Extension

DSC File Format

Discard file (Oracle)

DSC is a file extension for a discard file format used by Oracle. When enabled and needed, a DSC file is created containing the records from a database that did not match any of the criteria in the control file.


Learn more about DSC files:

Find answers and ask questions on Oracle at IT Knowledge Exchange.

SearchOracle.com offers learning resources about data management.

Visit the Oracle web page.

This was last updated in September 2010
Editorial Director Margaret Rouse

Ask a Question About DSCPowered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

What made you want to look up DSC Discard file (Oracle)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).



    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.