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From Jarek Jarcec Cecho <jar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Support of arrays in fields
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 04:58:54 GMT
Hi Ruslan,
I'm afraid that Sqoop currently do not supports arrays natively. The import case can be workaround
by using array_to_string function, but I'm not sure how to easily workaround export. Would
you mind opening a new JIRA on Apache JIRA [1] for that?

Jarcec

Links:
1: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SQOOP

On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 08:40:54PM +0400, Ruslan Al-Fakikh wrote:
> Hey guys,
> 
> Sorry for raising this old question, but is there a workaround for
> uploading data with arrays in fields?
> I have a table like this:
> CREATE TABLE tablename
> (
> image_urls character varying(300)[]
> );
> and I am uplooading from a file on HDFS. Basically I can change a format of
> the file, but in what form should I do it in order to make Sqoop upload it
> to this unsupported data type? Maybe there is a workaround.
> 
> Also I saw this issue, but it is still unresolved:
> https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/SQOOP-160
> 
> Any help would be appreciated
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <jarcec@apache.org>wrote:
> 
> > You might consider utilizing Postgresql's function array_to_string to
> > "join" the array into one string. You would have to change the import from
> > --table to --query then thought.
> >
> > Jarcec
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:40:46AM +0530, Adarsh Sharma wrote:
> > > Thanks Jarcec for the update, So Sqoop is not suitable for shifting data
> > > from DB to HDFS , if some columns have integer[] or bigint[] datatypes.
> > >
> > > Is there any way i can sh*ift  date having bigint[] datatypes from*
> > postgresql
> > > DB to HDFS using Sqoop or I need to test another tool like Talend etc.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 11:45 PM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <jarcec@apache.org
> > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Adarsh,
> > > > as far as I know then Sqoop should not have any issues with bigint data
> > > > type.
> > > >
> > > > Based on provided log fragment, It seems that you're having issues with
> > > > SQL type 2003 that should be ARRAY (see 1). I'm afraid that array is
> > really
> > > > not supported in Sqoop at the moment.
> > > >
> > > > Jarcec
> > > >
> > > > 1:
> > > >
> > http://docs.oracle.com/javase/1.5.0/docs/api/constant-values.html#java.sql.Types.ARRAY
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 08:47:10PM +0530, Adarsh Sharma wrote:
> > > > > Hi all,
> > > > >
> > > > > Please forgive if i violate any rule before posting in this mailing
> > list
> > > > .
> > > > > I am using for some testing in my hadoop standalone set up.
> > > > >
> > > > > Hadoop Version: 0.20.2-cdh3u5,
> > 580d1d26c7ad6a7c6ba72950d8605e2c6fbc96cc
> > > > > Sqoop Version : Sqoop 1.4.1-incubating
> > > > > Also tried         :  Sqoop 1.4.0-incubating
> > > > > Postgresql Versio : edb-psql (9.0.4.14)
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I am able to export data from HDFS to postgresql but when I am
> > trying to
> > > > > import data from DB to hdfs , below problem arises :
> > > > > hadoop@test123:~/project/
> > > > > sqoop-1.4.1-incubating__hadoop-0.20$ bin/sqoop import  --connect
> > > > > jdbc:postgresql://localhost/hadooppipeline  --table test_table
> > --username
> > > > > postgres --password postgres
> > > > > Warning: /usr/lib/hbase does not exist! HBase imports will fail.
> > > > > Please set $HBASE_HOME to the root of your HBase installation.
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 WARN tool.BaseSqoopTool: Setting your password
on
> > the
> > > > > command-line is insecure. Consider using -P instead.
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 INFO manager.SqlManager: Using default fetchSize
of
> > > > 1000
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 INFO tool.CodeGenTool: Beginning code generation
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 INFO manager.SqlManager: Executing SQL statement:
> > > > SELECT
> > > > > t.* FROM "test_table" AS t LIMIT 1
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: Cannot resolve SQL type
2003
> > > > > 12/08/23 19:25:19 ERROR orm.ClassWriter: No Java type for SQL type
> > 2003
> > > > for
> > > > > column rc_list
> > > > >
> > > > > There are 4 bigint columns in the table. Please guide me if Sqoop
> > support
> > > > > for bigint columns or not.
> > > > >
> > > > > I do some Rn D and find only one link but not able to solve the
> > issue :
> > > > >
> > > >
> > https://issues.cloudera.org/browse/SQOOP-48?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels%3Aall-tabpanel
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks
> > > >
> >

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