MapR Connector for Teradata

The MapR Connector for Teradata (powered by the Teradata Connector for Hadoop (TDCH)) is a connector for Sqoop1 that enables the transfer of data between a Teradata MPP database and MapR environments.

Sqoop TDCH Features

The MapR Connector for Teradata supports the following features:
  • Import of data to Sqoop in these formats:
    • TextFormat, delimited
    • RCFile
    • ORCFile
    • Avro file
  • Hive arguments. The MapR Connector for Teradata supports all standard Hive arguments and all data types except Union.
  • Export from and import to HCatalog tables.
  • Automatic schema mapping to or from HCatalog.
  • Import using a query.

The following features are NOT supported:

  • Update table
  • Compression
  • Parquet format

Supported Product Versions and System Requirements

You must have the following minimum software versions to use the MapR Connector for Teradata:

  • Teradata Database 15.10
  • Hive 1.2
  • MapR 5.2
  • Sqoop 1.4.6

The Sqoop 1.4.6-1707 release supports TDCH 1.5.2. Prior releases support TDCH 1.5.1.

The MapR Connector for Teradata also requires JRE/JDK 1.7.x or 1.8.x. Make sure to include the Hive libraries in your Java classpath.