Importing Data into Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store (Gen1 and Gen2) Using Sqoop
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS) is a cloud object store designed for use as a hyper-scale repository for big data analytic workloads. ADLS acts as a persistent storage layer for CDH clusters running on Azure.
You can use Sqoop to import data from any relational database that has a JDBC adaptor such as SQL Server, MySQL, and others, to the ADLS file system.
- It leverages RDBMS metadata to get the column data types
- It ensures fault-tolerant and type-safe data handling
- It enables parallel and efficient data movement