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From Pratyush Chandra <chandra.praty...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Embedding schema with binary encoding
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 09:49:00 GMT
Hi Scott,

I am able to find example for json encoding with DataFileWriter which
embedds schema, but unable to find DataFileWriter example for binary
encoding with schema.

Thanks
Pratyush

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 2:56 PM, Scott Carey <scottcarey@apache.org> wrote:

> Calling toJson() on a Schema will print it in json fom.  However you most
> likely do not want to invent your own file format for Avro data.
>
> DataFileWriter which will manage the schema for you, along with
> compression, metadata, and the ability to seek to the middle of the file.
>  Additionally it is then readable by several other languages and tools.
>
> On 1/7/13 4:42 AM, "Pratyush Chandra" <chandra.pratyush@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I am able to serialize with binary encoding to a file using following :
>         FileOutputStream outputStream = new FileOutputStream(file);
>         Encoder e = EncoderFactory.get().binaryEncoder(outputStream, null);
>         DatumWriter<GenericRecord> datumWriter = new
> GenericDatumWriter<GenericRecord>(schema);
>         GenericRecord message1= new GenericData.Record(schema);
>         message1.put("to", "Alyssa");
>         datumWriter.write(message1, e);
>         e.flush();
>         outputStream.close();
>
> But the output file contains only serialized data and not schema. How can
> I add schema also ?
>
> Thanks
> Pratyush Chandra
>
>


-- 
Pratyush Chandra

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