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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Is Avro/Trevni strictly read-only?
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:24:20 GMT
Avro and Trevni files do not support record update or delete.

For large changing datasets you might use Kiji (http://www.kiji.org/)
to store Avro data in HBase.


On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM, ccleve <ccleve.tech@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've gone through the documentation, but haven't been able to get a definite
> answer: is Avro, or specifically Trevni, only for read-only data?
> Is it possible to update or delete records?
> If records can be deleted, is there any code that will merge row sets to get
> rid of the unused space?

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