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Re: Sqoop - utf-8 data load issue
Thank you for the additional information Varun! Would you mind doing something like the following:

 hadoop dfs -text THE_FILE  | hexdump -C

And sharing the output? I'm trying to see the actual content of the file rather than any interpreted value.

Jarcec

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 06:52:11PM -0700, varun kumar gullipalli wrote:
> Hi Jarcec,
>
> I am validating the data by running the following command,
>
> hadoop fs -text <hdfs cluster>
>
> I think there is no issue with the shell (correct me if am wrong) because I am connecting to MySQL database from the same shell(command line) and  could view the source data properly.
>
> Initially we observed that the following conf files doesn't have utf-8 encoding. 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>
> sqoop-site.xml
> sqoop=site-template.xml
>
> But no luck after making the changes too.
>
> Thanks,
> Varun
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: Jarek Jarcec Cecho <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; varun kumar gullipalli <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, July 15, 2013 6:37 PM
> Subject: Re: Sqoop - utf-8 data load issue
>  
>
> Hi Varun,
> we are usually not seeing any issues with transferring text data in UTF. How are
> you validating the imported file? I can imagine that your shell might be messing
> the encoding.
>
> Jarcec
>
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 06:27:25PM -0700, varun kumar gullipalli wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> > I am importing data from MySql to HDFS using free-form query import.
> > It works fine but facing issue when the data is utf-8.The source(MySql) db is utf-8 compatible but looks like sqoop is converting the data during import.
> > Example - The source value - elémeñt is loaded as elémeñt to HDFS.
> > Please provide a solution for this.
> > Thanks in advance!