NoSQL: Bulk Importing Data Into HBase

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Bulk Importing Data Into HBase

One such method is a tool called Scoop that automatically imports data between these formats, given schema of both source and destination. We did some in depth research on this tool and concluded it could work well if you have relational data. In addition to this tool Map/Reduce allows various other options including a bulk import method. Bulk Importing bypasses the HBase API and writes contents, which are properly formatted as HBase data files - HFiles, directly to the file system. […] There are two steps involved in Bulk Import Preparing Data (HFiles) using Map/Reduce Importing Prepared Data into HBase table


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