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From Eric Wadsworth <e...@wadhome.org>
Subject Re: couple of questions
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:03:13 GMT
Arvind,

Thanks for the info! It looks like I need to start trying to use it, and 
see how it works. I'll probably bug you guys with questions and stuff, 
and perhaps emit some patches along the way too.

--- wad

On 12/05/2011 11:15 AM, Arvind Prabhakar wrote:
> Hi Eric,
>
>> 1. Are there any plans for an IRC channel #sqoop on freenode?
> There is a #sqoop IRC channel on freenode but is not currently used.
> If there is interest from the community, we can start hanging out
> there on a regular basis. Maybe we can call a community to vote to see
> how many people are interested in reviving the channel.
>
>>   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 most recent Sqoop release was 1.4.0-incubating which saw numerous
> sweeping changes to align the namespace from com.cloudera.sqoop to
> org.apache.sqoop. As is the case with any release that contains major
> changes, it is advisable to test out the binaries in your use case in
> a safe staging/testing area to ensure that it works for you. If you
> find issues, please file the appropriate JIRAs and we will be happy to
> assist. Patches are welcome too!
>
> Thanks,
> Arvind
>
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Eric Wadsworth<eric@wadhome.org>  wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> The company I work for (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?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --- wad (Eric Wadsworth)


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