Introduction to Sqoop


Apache Sqoop is primarily used for getting data from RDBMS Database tables into HDFS and Vice Versa.

  • Official Documentation is available at this link.
  • Process of getting data from Database Tables into HDFS is called as Sqoop Import
  • Process of getting data from HDFS into Database Tables is called as Sqoop Export
  • There are other commands as well in sqoop, such as list-databases, list-tabels, eval etc.