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Re: discp versus export
The replication.html reference appears to contain a reference to a bug
(2611) which was solved two years ago :)
On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 12:15 AM, Damien Hardy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> IMO the easier would be hbase export. For long term offline backup (for
> disaster recovery). It can even be stored on a different hdfs storage than
> the one used by hbase using a full hdfs:// url as destination directory.
> Le 5 mars 2013 22:52, "Leonid Fedotov" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> a écrit
> :
>
> > Rita,
> > it seems like replication will be the best option for you.
> > Take a look on this doc:
> > http://hbase.apache.org/replication.html
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Leonid Fedotov
> > On Mar 4, 2013, at 4:18 PM, Rita wrote:
> >
> > > the end goal is to have a backup of our hbase tables.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 7:10 AM, Kevin O'dell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > >wrote:
> > >
> > >> DistCP is typically used for HDFS level back up jobs.  It can be used
> > for
> > >> HBase but can be quite tricky.  I would recommend using Export,
> > CopyTable,
> > >> or Replication.  These are tools designed for HBase backup.  What is
> the
> > >> end goal?
> > >>
> > >> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Manish Bhoge <
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Export and distcp has different application. Use discp when you need
> to
> > >>> move data across clusters. Do you want to export table data outside
> > your
> > >>> cluster? If not then export table is better.
> > >>>
> > >>> Sent from HTC via Rocket! excuse typo.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Kevin O'Dell
> > >> Customer Operations Engineer, Cloudera
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > --- Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.--
> >
> >
>