Chapter 1. Instant Apache Sqoop

Welcome to Instant Apache Sqoop. This book contains an introduction to Apache Sqoop's import and export features, which will cover the arguments required in Sqoop's import and export processes. We will also learn how to append data into an existing table. At the end, this book will show you some third-party Sqoop connectors, and how we can install and use these connectors into Sqoop.

Working with the import process (Intermediate)

Sqoop is an Apache Hadoop top-level project and designed to move data between Hadoop and RDBMS. Sqoop has two important features:

  • Import
  • Export

Sqoop import means loading traditional RDBMS data into Hadoop, HBase, and Hive. The Sqoop import process will take the database table as the input, ...

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