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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Random access in an avro file
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2013 22:52:00 GMT
On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 3:22 PM, kulkarni.swarnim@gmail.com
<kulkarni.swarnim@gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems like the file expects the records to be entered in a sorted order
> inside of it doing the sorting internally[1].

Yes, that's right.  The normal use is as the output of a MapReduce
job, where key/value pairs arrive in sorted order.  If you think the
javadoc should make this more explicit, please file a bug report.



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