To avoid an overflow of your transaction log while using the bcp command option
(available in Sybase and SQL servers), select the "batch mode" by using the
command option: -b number of rows.  For example, the command option -b 10000 will
cause a commit to the table every 10,000 rows.

From: Chapter 5, The Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Database (dbSNP) of Nucleotide Sequence Variation

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