Big Data

A Big Data Sqoop of Hadoop

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This week I’m working with one of our partners on migrating some data from Microsoft SQL Server to Hadoop. Sqoop is the tool of choice because it can migrate the data and maintain data types inside of Hive. Sqoop is a very straight forward tool, but there were some serious gotchas including driver issues and […]

Big Data

Big Data and Hadoop Jargon

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I was starting to write a post on using Sqoop with Hadoop, and realized that to a normal person, it would sound as if I were speaking gibberish, so I decided to define as much of the jargon in one place as possible. Defining Big Data Jargon Hadoop is an open source, Java-based programming framework […]