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From Miki Tebeka <miki.teb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Schema File
Date Sat, 17 Nov 2012 19:40:16 GMT
I mean the Python tools (easy_install avro).



On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:46 AM, ranjith raghunath <
ranjith.raghunath1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for response. When you say avro tools you mean avro-tools-.....jar
> right?
>
> Let me also run the flow by all of you. Use sqoop to download data from an
> rdbms to avro format. Use avro tools to extract schema file. Use avro serde
> to generate/update hive table. So this would eliminate the need for
> statically mapping the fields in hive.
>
> Is this flow one that makes sense?
> On Nov 17, 2012 9:36 AM, "Miki Tebeka" <miki.tebeka@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> You can use the "avro" utility that comes when you install the Python
>> package (or fastavro if you need 3.X support). Then run "avro cat
>> --print-schema /path/to/avro/file".
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 5:41 AM, ranjith raghunath <
>> ranjith.raghunath1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I could really use some advice on this topic.
>>>
>>> I am pulling files in avro format from an external source (outside of
>>> the cluster). How can I generate the avro schema file? The end goal is to
>>> have it exposed in Hive.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ranjith
>>>
>>
>>

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