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From Leonid Fedotov <lfedo...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: discp versus export
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:52:17 GMT
Rita,
it seems like replication will be the best option for you.
Take a look on this doc:
http://hbase.apache.org/replication.html

Thank you!

Sincerely,
Leonid Fedotov
On Mar 4, 2013, at 4:18 PM, Rita wrote:

> the end goal is to have a backup of our hbase tables.
> 
> 
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 7:10 AM, Kevin O'dell <kevin.odell@cloudera.com>wrote:
> 
>> DistCP is typically used for HDFS level back up jobs.  It can be used for
>> HBase but can be quite tricky.  I would recommend using Export, CopyTable,
>> or Replication.  These are tools designed for HBase backup.  What is the
>> end goal?
>> 
>> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Manish Bhoge <manishbhoge@rocketmail.com>wrote:
>> 
>>> Export and distcp has different application. Use discp when you need to
>>> move data across clusters. Do you want to export table data outside your
>>> cluster? If not then export table is better.
>>> 
>>> Sent from HTC via Rocket! excuse typo.
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Kevin O'Dell
>> Customer Operations Engineer, Cloudera
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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