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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop by Debarchan Sarkar

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Installing the SQL Server-Hadoop Connector

The following steps need to be performed in order to install SQL Server-Hadoop Connector:

  1. Log in to your cluster NameNode using a user credential, which has the permission to install files.
  2. Extract the archive with the command: tar –zxvf sqoop-sqlserver-1.0.tar.gz. This will create sqoop-sqlserver-1.0 directory in the present working directory.
  3. Ensure that the MSSQL_CONNECTOR_HOME environment variable is set to the absolute path of the sqoop-sqlserver-1.0 directory.
  4. Change directory (cd) to the sqoop-sqlserver-1.0 and run the shell scriptinstall.sh without any additional arguments.
  5. Installer will copy the connector jar and configuration files under existing Sqoop installation directory.

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