Using Sqoop actions with Oozie

There are certain recommendations that you must consider for using Sqoop actions with Oozie.

Recommendations for using Sqoop actions with Oozie

  • Cloudera recommends that you not use Sqoop CLI commands with an Oozie Shell Action. Such deployments are not reliable and prone to breaking during upgrades and configuration changes.

  • To import data into Hive, use a combination of a Sqoop Action with a Hive2 Action.
    • A Sqoop Action to simply ingest data into HDFS.
    • A Hive2 Action that loads the data from HDFS into Hive.