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From Felix GV <fe...@mate1inc.com>
Subject Re: Sqoop 2 maturity?
Date Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:48:23 GMT
For example, looking at the options I have when creating a job in the
sqoop2 shell, it seems there is no Hive support yet. Is that correct?

Thanks :) !


On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Felix GV <felix@mate1inc.com> wrote:

> Hello :)
> I've played around with Sqoop 1 a fair while ago (possibly before Apache
> incubation) around the time of CDH3u3. There were a few minor kinks at the
> time but overall it seemed to be already pretty good and stable at the
> time, so I'm assuming Sqoop 1.4.2 can only be a lot better.
> I didn't end up needing Sqopp for my use cases after I experimented with
> it at the time, but I'm now revisiting it and I just found out Sqoop 2 is
> in the works.
> I'm now using CDH 4.1.2 and I'm planning to upgrade to the latest (CDH
> 4.2) soon, which includes the first release of Sqoop 2 (1.99.1).
> I've read the architecture design articles and I think we could benefit
> from some of the new capabilities. I've also scoured the last few months of
> the (user) mailing list archive but haven't found much discussion regarding
> Sqoop 2, besides the announcement<http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/sqoop-user/201212.mbox/%3C20121226063212.GB28520%40jarcec-thinkpad%3E>and
a post saying the Web
> UI isn't included<http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/sqoop-user/201211.mbox/%3C20121128161809.GE6589%40jarcec-thinkpad%3E>
> .
> I don't mind not having the Web UI yet, but I want to automate a couple of
> Sqoop-based ETL scripts, and if there are any differences between the way
> Sqoop 1 and 2 scripts are specified or used, then I'd like to start doing
> them the version 2 way, so that my infrastructure is more future proof.
> This, of course, is assuming the non-web UI capabilities of Sqoop 2 are
> mature enough for general usage.
> Can anyone comment on Sqoop 2's maturity?
> Should I subscribe to the dev mailing list instead if I'm interested in
> Sqoop 2, or is the user list the right place for general (non-dev) related
> Sqoop 2 questions?
> Thanks a lot guys (and gals?!) !!
> --
> Felix

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