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From Keith Turner <>
Subject Re: Export Accumulo tables and data to local file system
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 03:33:05 GMT
On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:07 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Hadoop distcp is typically recommended to copy the data from your exported
> Accumulo table to some remote HDFS instance. The export process creates a
> distcp.txt file which is a list of Accumulo files that need to be copied.

> I'm not sure if distcp natively supports copying to a local filesystem or
> not, but you can always use that distcp.txt file and write your own script
> using the `hadoop`/`hdfs` shell commands. I'm sure there are also Java APIs
> that you could use which would be more efficient.
> mike3777 wrote:
>> Hello, new to accumulo and given an interesting task. My project manager
>> has
>> asked me to come up with a solution to export an accumulo table and its
>> data
>> to a local file system. I know this sounds crazy and i have seen reference
>> to moving data between clusters but have yet to find a way to get it out
>> of
>> HDFS to a local filesystem. Is my project manager crazy or is there a way
>> that can be shared..
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