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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Mahout RDBMS and sqoop
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:07:57 GMT
Different algorithms in Mahout require Hadoop. Or not.  It depends on which
algorithm you are using.

Your question doesn't provide enough information to give you a better
answer than that.

Can you say what you are trying to do?

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Piero Giacomelli <> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I have some questions regarding the integrations between Mahout and
> external rdbms
> Being that Mahout is Java based, I think if I do not need to use the
> mapreduce functionalities of Hadoop, I can read the data using JDBC and use
> Mahout for what I need. Is that correct?
> I case I need to use sqoop for reading data from external rdbms every
> example I find by googling is
> using sqoop from command line to create sequence file from RDBMS
> then using Mahout from this sequence file.
> But can I use SQOOP api from Mahout to read/write data from external RDBMS?
> Piero Giacomelli
> e-mail:
> mybook: HornetQ Messaging Developer's
> Guide<>

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