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From Raj K Singh <rajkrrsi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copy data from Mainframe to HDFS
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 07:07:02 GMT
in mainframe you can have 3 type of datasources
--flat files
--VSAM files

DB2 or IMS supprt the export utilities to copy the data into flat file
which you can get through ftp/sftp
VSAM file can be exported using IDCAMS utility
flat files can be get using the ftp/sftp

Raj K Singh
Mobile  Tel: +91 (0)9899821370

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Mohammad Tariq <dontariq@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Sandeep,
> You don't have to convert the data in order to copy it into the HDFS. But
> you might have to think about the MR processing of these files because of
> the format of these files.
> You could probably make use of Sqoop <http://sqoop.apache.org/>.
> I also came across DMX-H a few days ago while browsing. I don't know
> anything about the licensing and how good it is. Just thought of sharing it
> with you. You can visit their page<http://www.syncsort.com/en/Data-Integration/Home>to
see more. They also provide a VM(includes CDH) to get started quickly.
> Warm Regards,
> Tariq
> cloudfront.blogspot.com
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Sandeep Nemuri <nhsandeep6@gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi ,
>> "How to copy datasets from Mainframe to HDFS directly?  I know that we
>> can NDM files to Linux box and then we can use simple put command to copy
>> data to HDFS.  But, how to copy data directly from mainframe to HDFS?  I
>> have PS, PDS and VSAM datasets to copy to HDFS for analysis using
>> MapReduce.
>> Also, Do we need to convert data from EBCDIC to ASCII before copy? "
>> --
>> --Regards
>>   Sandeep Nemuri

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