It's a language created by Cloudera to ingest data into HDFS.
So the first step was to log into MySQL.
Then poke around and view some table structures.
mysql> DESCRIBE movierating;
And then import the a MySQL table into HDFS using the Import command:
We imported over 1 million rows in about 21 seconds...
Once ingested, we can view the contents from within HDFS:
Once in Hadoop HDFS, we can now run Map Reduce jobs.