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From Eric Wadsworth <e...@wadhome.org>
Subject Re: couple of questions
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2011 22:58:45 GMT
Ken,

Thanks for the datapoint! So, you're using the Cloudera version then, 
since it's prior to 1.4.0, right? Are you using a CDH as well, or an 
Apache Hadoop cluster?

--- wad

On 12/05/2011 12:08 PM, Ken Krugler wrote:
>
> On Dec 5, 2011, at 10:46am, Eric Wadsworth wrote:
>
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> The company I work for (cj.com <http://cj.com>) will shortly be using 
>> sqoop heavily. I'm working on getting it up and running for us. We've 
>> got a bunch of Oracle databases that we're going to connecting to our 
>> shiny new HDFS and HBase clusters. We're not using the Cloudera 
>> distributions, just apache hadoop.
>>
>> I got 1.4.1-SNAPSHOT to build just fine. The tests all pass.
>>
>> Questions:
>> 1. Are there any plans for an IRC channel *#sqoop* on freenode?
>> 2. Is this version 1.4.1 known to basically work? Should we use this 
>> for production work, or fall back to Cloudera's 1.3, or the 1.4.0 branch?
>
> The only data point I can provide is that we're using 1.3 with OraOop 
> for pulling lots of data from Oracle DBs, and it's working well for 
> many billions of records.
>
> We're importing into HDFS as text files, if that matters.
>
> -- Ken
>
> --------------------------
> Ken Krugler
> http://www.scaleunlimited.com
> custom big data solutions & training
> Hadoop, Cascading, Mahout & Solr
>
>
>
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