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Scoop up Some Insider Knowledge on Apache Sqoop

Here are some nice diagrams and information on how to use Sqoop to import and export data between Hadoop and relational databases.

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Apache Sqoop is a tool designed for efficiently transferring bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured data stores such as relational databases. It uses a standard JDBC interface and serves as the data access layer for the Hadoop ecosystem to connect external structured data.

Sqoop helps offload certain tasks (such as ETL processing) from the EDW to Hadoop for efficient execution at a much lower cost. Sqoop can also be used to extract data from Hadoop and export it into external structured datastores. Sqoop works with relational databases such as Teradata, Netezza, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, and HSQLDB.

Below is an illustration of the basics of Apache Sqoop:

Sqoop Import

Sqoop ExportLearn Best Practices From Big Data Experts

In our webinar, “Get The Inside Scoop on Apache Sqoop,” we give you an introduction to Apache Sqoop along with information on JDBC-accessible data sources. Our team regularly works with Apache Sqoop and provides some best practices learned straight from the field.

Sometimes the greatest differentiator in the performance of your data exchange can be your drivers. The graphic below illustrates when we recommend using DataDirect versus Sqoop Certified JDBC Drivers.
Apache Sqoop Connector Guide

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