Thanks Himanshu. I missed this section. So I will "simply" dump all HDFS
files to huge disks, move them, restore them on the other side and run
hbase upgrade... It seems to be pretty easy. I will update this thread with
2013/11/10 Himanshu Vashishtha <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Did you look at the upgrade section in the book,
> It does in-place upgrade of a 94 installation to 96.
> In case your 96 is fresh, you could dump/copy all your 94 data under root
> dir, and run the upgrade script.
> No, 96 doesn't convert each table automatically, one need to use the
> upgrade script.
> On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a 0.94 (hadoop 1.0.3) cluster that I want to migrate to a 0.96
> > (hadoop 2.2.0) cluster. However, there is no network connection between
> > 2 clusters... What's the best way to do that?
> > I tried with a single table first. Did an extract from 0.94 to the local
> > disk using hadoop get of all the files into /hbase/tablename and tried to
> > re-import on the 0.96 side. I was able to see the table name, but not the
> > content. I guess because of namespace and others, it's not doable?
> > Another option is to export in CVS format, then transfer. the files, and
> > re-import on the 0.96 side. But I would have liked to keep the regions
> > splits, etc.
> > So the only working option I see for now is the CVS. Any other one?
> > Next, if I'm able to get a network between the 2 clusters, then copytable
> > should be the best option? Or an I "simply" dist-cp with entire /hbase
> > folder? I guess this last option is not reall correct since I will have a
> > 0.94 format in the 0.96 cluster. Or will the 0.96 cluster automatically
> > convert each table with is in the old format?
> > Thanks,
> > JM