This topic describes how to configure a Sqoop job.


A project is created. For more information, see Manage projects.

Background information

E-MapReduce (EMR) V1.3.0 and later versions support Sqoop jobs. If you run a Sqoop job in an earlier version of EMR, an error is reported. For more information, see Sqoop.


  1. Create a job.
    1. You have logged on to the Alibaba Cloud EMR console by using your Alibaba Cloud account.
    2. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your cluster resides and select a resource group based on your business requirements.
    3. Click the Data Platform tab.
    4. In the Projects section of the page that appears, find the project you want to edit and click Edit Job in the Actions column.
    5. In the Edit Job pane on the left, right-click the folder on which you want to perform operations and select Create Job.
  2. Configure the job.
    1. In the Create Job dialog box, specify Name and Description, and select Sqoop from the Job Type drop-down list.
    2. Click OK.
    3. Specify the command line parameters that follow the Sqoop command in the Content field.
      sqoop [args]
  3. Click Save.