Moving Data from MySQL to Hadoop with Sqoop Training Course

Course Code



14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • An understanding of big data concepts (HDFS, Hive, etc.)
  • An understanding of relational databases (MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience with the Linux command line


Sqoop is an open source software tool for transfering data between Hadoop and relational databases or mainframes. It can be used to import data from a relational database management system (RDBMS) such as MySQL or Oracle or a mainframe into the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Thereafter, the data can be transformed in Hadoop MapReduce, and then re-exported back into an RDBMS.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to use Sqoop to import data from a traditional relational database to Hadoop storage such HDFS or Hive and vice versa.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure Sqoop
  • Import data from MySQL to HDFS and Hive
  • Import data from HDFS and Hive to MySQL


  • System administrators
  • Data engineers

Format of the Course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice


  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline


  • Moving data from legacy data stores to Hadoop

Installing and Configuring Sqoop

Overview of Sqoop Features and Architecture

Importing Data from MySQL to HDFS

Importing Data from MySQL to Hive

Transforming Data in Hadoop

Importing Data from HDFS to MySQL

Importing Data from Hive to MySQL

Importing Incrementally with Sqoop Jobs


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