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 […]

Information Technology

PowerShell and SQL Server

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Customers are always asking about using PowerShell to interact with their SQL servers.  One great source I’ve started following is Max Trinidad.  He has a very good grasp of both PowerShell and SQL Server administration.  Max has also contributed to codeplex with the SQLDevTools Module.  He wrote a blog postthat discusses some of the features. […]