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From ranjith raghunath <ranjith.raghuna...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Schema File
Date Sat, 17 Nov 2012 19:48:12 GMT
Cool. Got it.
On Nov 17, 2012 1:40 PM, "Miki Tebeka" <miki.tebeka@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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