Using Snappy Compression in Sqoop 1 and Sqoop 2 Imports

  • For Sqoop 1:

    On the command line, use the following option to enable Snappy compression:


    It is a good idea to use the --as-sequencefile option with this compression option.

  • For Sqoop 2:

    When you create a job (sqoop:000> create job), choose 7 (SNAPPY) as the compression format.