Sqoop Tutorials


Sqoop Metastore Tool – Syntax & Arguments

1. Objective In Sqoop, there is a tool that helps to configure Sqoop to host a shared metadata repository. Basically, that tool is what we call Sqoop Metastore tool. Although, we have much more to learn about this tool. So, this document aims the whole concept of Sqoop Metastore tool. Moreover, we will cover argument & syntax of Sqoop Metastore to understand this topic well. 2. Introduction to Sqoop Metastore and its Purpose In Sqoop, there is a tool that helps […]

Introduction- Sqoop Metastore

What is Sqoop Merge

Sqoop Merge – Tool to Combine Datasets in Sqoop

1. Objective While it comes to combine two datasets we generally use merge tool in Sqoop. However, there are many more insights of Sqoop Merge available. So, in this article, we will learn the whole concept of Sqoop Merge. Also, we will see the syntax of sqoop merge as well as arguments to understand the whole topic in depth.        2. Introduction to Sqoop Merge and its Purpose While it comes to combine two datasets we generally use merge tool […]


Top 50 Apache Sqoop Interview Questions & Answers For 2018

1. Objective Whenever you are going for an interview even it is for Hadoop, it is a huge possibility that interviewer throws a curveball at you by start your interview with Hadoop tools. So, here you can prepare one of most important tool available in Hadoop ecosystem that is Sqoop. This document covers best of all Sqoop Interview Questions for 2018. However, before we dive into Apache Sqoop Interview Questions and answers, let’s take a look at its brief introduction. 2. Introduction to Apache Sqoop Sqoop […]

Top 50 Sqoop Interview Questions and answers for 2018

Sqoop Tutorial - Sqoop Installation

Sqoop Installation – Steps to Install Sqoop 1.4.5 on Linux

1. Sqoop Installation – Objective In this Sqoop Tutorial, we study “Sqoop Installation” explains all the steps to install Sqoop on Linux. Since we know Sqoop is Hadoop’s sub-project. Thus, it can only work on Linux operating system. Hence, at first, we will see the installation of some prerequisites to run Sqoop 1.4.5 Installation. So, for that, we will start with steps to verify Java Installation. At last, we will see steps to install Hadoop. Then we will learn the steps […]


Sqoop HCatalog Integration

1. Objective In Sqoop, there is a table and storage management service for Hadoop which enables users with different data processing tools to more easily read and write data on the grid. That tool what we call is Sqoop HCatalog. So, in this article, we will learn the whole concept of Sqoop HCatalog Integration. 2. Introduction to Sqoop HCatalog  In Sqoop, there is a table and storage management service for Hadoop which enables users with different data processing tools to […]

What is Sqoop-HCatalog Integration

Difference between Apache Sqoop vs Flume

Apache Sqoop vs Flume- Comparison

1.Objective While working on Hadoop, there is always one question occurs that if both Sqoop and Flume are used to gather data from different sources and load them into HDFS so why we are using both of them. So, in this article, Apache Sqoop vs Flume we will answer this question. At first, we will understand the brief introduction of both tools. Afterwards, we will learn comparison of Apache Flume vs Sqoop to understand each tool in detail. 2. Introduction […]


Sqoop Supported Databases

1. Objective Basically, we can not use every database out of the box, also some databases may be used in an inefficient manner in Sqoop. So, in this article, we will study Sqoop supported databases. Also, we mention the specific versions of databases for which Sqoop supports. 2. Introduction to Sqoop Supported Databases Basically, JDBC is a compatibility layer. However, that allows a program to access many different databases through a common API. Although slight differences in the SQL language […]

Sqoop Supported Databases - Introduction

Sqoop Connectors | Sqoop Drivers

Sqoop Connectors and Drivers (JDBC Driver) – Latest Guide

1. Objective While it comes to Hadoop ecosystem, the use of words “connector” and “driver” interchangeably, mean completely different things in the context of Sqoop. For every Sqoop invocation, we need both Sqoop Connectors and driver. However, there is a lot of confusion in the use and understanding of these Sqoop concepts. In this article, we will learn the whole concept of Sqoop Connectors and Drivers in Sqoop. Also, we will see an example of Sqoop connector and Sqoop driver […]


Best Sqoop Books For Beginners & Experienced Professionals

1. Objective As we all know the books play the vital role in our learning. Also, the selection of book is the very important step to learn well. Hence, we gonna help you to select the best book to learn Apache Sqoop. This blog carries the information of best Sqoop books. To learn Sqoop these books are better, there is all type of sqoop books in this post, like for beginners as well as of the advanced level. This blog […]

Best Sqoop Books

What is Sqoop Import Mainframe tool

Learn Sqoop Import Mainframe Tool – Syntax and Examples

1. Objective While it comes to import all sequential datasets in a partitioned dataset (PDS) on a mainframe to HDFS we use Sqoop import mainframe tool. Apart from Sqoop import mainframe tool’s introduction, there is much more to know about this tool in Sqoop. So, in this article, we will cover each aspect of Sqoop import-mainframe tool to understand well. Thus, we will start with purpose and syntax of mainframe tool in sqoop import. Also, we will cover all the possible […]