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HDFS Data migration from one data center to other data center

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what is the procedure to migrate HDFS DATA  from one data centre to another data centre?


Rising Star

Hi @Visvanath_JP,


The question could be more specific like what hadoop versions are two clusters, are both clusters secured, are they CDH/CDP or HDP. Do you only migrate data in HDFS layer or other layer, for example hive / hbase / kudu.


The most common way is using distcp to migrate data between hdfs clusters.

If you are using CDH/CDP, BDR job is another choice (distcp integrated)

Distcp guide:




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New Contributor

CDH Version 5.15.1


only we want to migrate HDFS data.

Rising Star

Then above solutions meet your needs.

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