Having Kite as a dependency makes it hard to release a version of Sqoop compatible with Hadoop 3.
For details see discussion on dev list in this thread and also SQOOP-3305.
Let's use this ticket to gather features that need to be changed/reimplemented.
Upgrade to Hadoop 3, Hive 3, and HBase 2
Make sqoop able to import to Parquet file format in case of HDFS encryption zones are turned on
Add Mainframe FTP integration test for GDG dataset.
Export parquet files to RDBMS: don't require .metadata for parquet files