Since Falcon is deprecated in HDP 2.6 , what's the best alternative to mirror data in different cluster may be in cloud?
DataPlane Services / Data LifeCycle Manager: https://hortonworks.com/products/data-services/#dlm
DLM supports HDFS and Hive for now, but it will support soon HBase and Kafka. DLM is a successor of Falcon, but it goes beyond what Falcon was able to do.
It will also support auto-tiering, among others, so you can replicate subset of data from your on-prem to object stores like AWS S3.
Thanks Constantin. This helps. how can I enable DPS/DLM in HDP 2.6 sandbox?
It is no part of the sandbox.
Read more here: https://hortonworks.com/products/data-services/
Documentation and installation instructions:
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