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Sqoop -

Apache Sqoop

Apache Sqoop(TM) is a tool designed for efficiently transferring bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured datastores such as relational databases.

Sqoop successfully graduated from the Incubator in March of 2012 and is now a Top-Level Apache project: More information

Latest stable release is 1.4.7 (download, documentation). Latest cut of Sqoop2 is 1.99.7 (download, documentation). Note that 1.99.7 is not compatible with 1.4.7 and not feature complete, it is not intended for production deployment.


Download a release of Sqoop from a nearby mirror.

Sqoop source code is available on both Gitbox and GitHub.

You might clone the repository using one of the following commands:

git clone
git clone

Use one of the following links to browse the repository online:

Getting Involved

We're using mailing list groups to discuss user issues and drive development of the project.

There is a #sqoop IRC channel at

Your help and feedback are more than welcome. Got a suggestion for improving Sqoop? It's easy to get involved.