Using Sqoop connectors (Advanced)

As mentioned in the Working with import process (Intermediate) recipe, Sqoop supports the following types of databases:

  • MySQL (direct mode support as well)
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server
  • PostGre (direct mode support as well)
  • DB2
  • HSQLDB

The biggest advantage of using Sqoop is that we can write our own custom connector to support a different database as well. This recipe explains some third-party Sqoop connectors that are available on the market.

How to do it...

Let's see how to add sqoop connectors.

  1. We will cover five most popular third-party Sqoop connectors.

How it works...

The Sqoop connectors are discussed as follows.

Couchbase Sqoop connector

The Couchbase Sqoop connector plugin allows us to connect to the Couchbase or Membase server ...

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