The installation process for the Couchbase Sqoop plugin is simple. When you download the plugin from Cloudera you should find a set of files that need to be moved into you Sqoop installation. These files along with a short description of why they are needed are listed below.
couchbase-hadoop-plugin-1.0.jar — This is the jar file that contains all of the source code that makes Sqoop read data from Couchbase.
couchbase-config.xml — This is a property file used to register a ManagerFactory for the Couchbase plugin with Sqoop.
couchbase-manager.xml — This property file tells Sqoop what jar the ManagerFactory defined in couchsqoop-config.xml resides.
spymemcached-2.8-preview3.jar — This is the client jar used by our plugin to read and write data from Couchbase.
jettison-1.1.jar - This is a dependency of memcached-2.7.jar.
netty-3.1.5GA.jar - This is a dependency of memcached-2.7.jar.
install.sh — A script to automatically install the Couchbase plugin files to Sqoop.