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Re: Piping output of hadoop command
Hi,

Thanks a lot! hadoop fs -cat did the trick.

Julian

2013/2/18 Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Hi,
>
> The command you're looking for is not -copyToLocal (it doesn't really
> emit the file, which you seem to need here), but rather a simple -cat:
>
> Something like the below would make your command work:
>
> $ hadoop fs -cat FILE_IN_HDFS | ssh REMOTE_HOST "dd of=TARGET_FILE"
>
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Julian Wissmann
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> we're running a Hadoop cluster with hbase for the purpose of
>> evaluating it as database for a research project and we've more or
>> less decided to go with it.
>> So now I'm exploring backup mechanisms and have decided to experiment
>> with hadoops export functionality for that.
>>
>> What I am trying to achieve is getting data out of hbase and into hdfs
>> via hadoop export and then copy it out of hdfs onto a backup system.
>> However while copying data out of hdfs to the backup machine I am
>> experiencing problems.
>>
>> What I am trying to do is the following:
>>
>> hadoop fs -copyToLocal FILE_IN_HDFS | ssh REMOTE_HOST "dd of=TARGET_FILE"
>>
>> It creates a file on the remote host, however this file is 0kb in
>> size; instead of copying any data over there, the file just lands in
>> my home folder.
>>
>> The command output looks like this: hadoop fs -copyToLocal
>> FILE_IN_HDFS | ssh REMOTE_HOST "dd of=FILE_ON REMOTE_HOST"
>> 0+0 Datens├Ątze ein
>> 0+0 Datens├Ątze aus
>> 0 Bytes (0 B) kopiert, 1,10011 s, 0,0 kB/s
>>
>> I cannot think of any reason, why this command would behave in this
>> way. Is this some Java-ism that I'm missing here (like not correctly
>> treating stdout), or am I actually doing it wrong?
>>
>> The Hadoop Version is 2.0.0-cdh4.1.2
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Julian
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J