sqoop import is the most important command of Sqoop. Let us get details about it.
- We use sqoop import command to copy data from RDBMS tables into HDFS or Hive.
- It will copy the data using Map Reduce job.
- When ever we issue sqoop import command, it will submit a map reduce job on the cluster.
- We can get help of sqoop import command using
sqoop import --help.
- There are several categories of arguments that can be used while performing the sqoop import