Sqoop Import - File Formats and Compression


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While importing data using Sqoop we can save data into different file formats. We can also specify compression codecs while importing the data.   File Formats Sqoop supports below file formats text file (default) sequence file avro parquet orc Compression Following are the steps to use compression. Go to /etc/hadoop/conf and check core-site.xml for supported…