Sqoop currently do not support exports to flat files.
As a workaround I would recommend "hadoop dfs -get" with scp or wget to Hadop webui/webhdfs.
On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 12:47:32PM +0800, Santosh Achhra wrote:
> Hello Sqoop users,
> I understand that Sqoop can export data to tables, however I have a
> scenario where I want to export data into flat files to AIX box. Is this
> possible, If not, is there a workaround ? or is this which Sqoop can
> support in future release ?
> Good wishes,always !