Installing the Sqoop 1 Tarball

The Sqoop 1 tarball is a self-contained package containing everything necessary to use Sqoop 1 with YARN on a Unix-like system.

To install Sqoop 1 from the tarball, unpack the tarball in a convenient location. Once it is unpacked, add the bin directory to the shell path for easy access to Sqoop 1 commands. Documentation for users and developers can be found in the docs directory.

To install the Sqoop 1 tarball on Linux-based systems:

Run the following command:

$ (cd /usr/local/ && sudo tar -zxvf _<path_to_sqoop.tar.gz>_)