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From "Kevin O'dell" <kevin.od...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: discp versus export
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:10:27 GMT
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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