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From Rita <rmorgan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: discp versus export
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:18:04 GMT
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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