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Re: discp versus export
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
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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