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From Lewis John Mcgibbney <lewis.mcgibb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to create a avro file?
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:58:06 GMT
Hi EdwardKing,

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:53 AM, EdwardKing <zhangsc@neusoft.com> wrote:

> I want to create a avro file named sightings.avro,it's structure is
> follows:
> { "type": "record",
>   "name": "UFO_Sighting_Record",
>   "fields" : [
>    {"name": "sighting_date", "type": "string"},
>    {"name": "city", "type": "string"},
>    {"name": "shape", "type": ["null", "string"]},
>    {"name": "duration", "type": "float"}
>   ]
> }

Schema definition looks fine apart from the name. You will wish to edit
this to sightings

> I want to use java to create above sightings.avro file,but I am a newbie
> to avro 1.7.6,I don't know how to realized it. Anyone could give me an demo
> to do it? Thanks in advance.

Take a look at the current documentation for the Java API. It is very

Also you should want to look through some mailing list questions. Reading
CSV data and serializing it outside of a MR environment is certainly in
previously asked questions.

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