Hi Ravi,

Sqoop will convert the unsupported data type to 'string' data type in Hive.

This is since each RDBMS have its own specific data types and in case if there isn't an equivalent in Hive then it gets converted to 'string'.

Thanks,
-RR

> Subject: sqoop
> To: user@sqoop.apache.org
> From: rapentak@in.ibm.com
> Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:50:51 +0530
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> 1) How to deal while doing the import from regular DBMS to Hadoop for
> unsupported data types (Eg time from db2 to hive)
> 2)Is there sqoop Manger is playing any role in this.
>
> Regards,
> Ravi Prasad Pentakota
> India Software Lab, IBM Software Group
> Phone: +9180-43328520 Mobile: 919620959477
> e-mail:rapentak@in.ibm.com
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