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Venkat Gunnu
Senior Data Engineer, MapR

Venkat Gunnu is a Senior Data Engineer at MapR Technologies, where he helps MapR clients architect and design big data applications. Prior to MapR, Venkat worked with SIG, Intel research, and Dow Jones, architecting and building low-latency, high-volume applications using GigaSpaces, FPGA, NoSQL, C++, Java and dotnet. Venkat holds a Master’s degree in MIS from Central Queensland University in Australia, as well as a B.Tech degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nagarjuna University in India.

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Posted on March 18, 2016 by Venkat Gunnu

Sqoop is a popular data transfer tool for Hadoop. Sqoop allows easy import and export of data from structured data stores like relational databases, enterprise data warehouses, and NoSQL datastores. Sqoop also integrates with Hadoop-based systems such as Hive, HBase, and Oozie.

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