Installing Mysql and Sqoop in Hadoop

Hadoop environment has made our work simpler and we can now insert and work with dataeffortlessly and quickly.

How about inserting table in Hadoop which already exists in MySQL?

In this blog we will discuss the following:

  • Installing MySQL
  • Creating a table and inserting values
  • Installing Sqoop
  • Fetching the table within MySQL using Sqoop


There’s only one prerequisite:

Running instance of Hadoop in any Linux OS.

Installing MySQL

Steps to install MySQL are as follows:

  1. Open terminal and follow the command below:


2.  If it asks for permission, enter yes.


3. Let the download complete.


4. Once the download is completed, we will start MySQL services using the command:


5.Enter the mysql shell as root user with the following command:


Congratulations!!! MySQL is installed in your Linux machine.

Creating a Table and Inserting Values

  1. Create a database to work with. The syntax is as follows:
  1. To create table and insert values inside table, follow the syntax shown below:


These commands are compulsory for a local user to have the privileges.


Installing Sqoop

Steps to install Sqoop are as follows:

  1. Download Sqoop (1.99.6) from the link:

  1. Download the highlighted tar file. Extract it and place it in a secure location.

Note: Location should not be altered.


3. Set HOME and PATH inside .bashrc file.

Also run the following command in the terminal for the changes to be affected.

4.Search for the mysql-connector-java-5.1.37 in Google. Then download and save it within sqoop/lib directory.


5. Come to the terminal to operate Sqoop.

6.Make the changes in .bashrc file with export path for Sqoop home. The path as shown in image below.


7. This command will confirm that sqoop is recognized by system.


Congratulations!!! Sqoop is now installed and running in your system.

Fetching the Table Within MySQL Using Sqoop

  1. The following command will fetch the table created inside MySQL named company:


2. To see the result, use the following command which will allow access to HDFS.


Hope this blog was useful in giving you an insight on Integrating MySQL with Sqoop

Exporting Files From HDFS To MySQL Using SQOOP



Beginner’s Guide for Sqoop


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