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From Bjoern Schiessle <bjo...@schiessle.org>
Subject Re: Best way to write files to hdfs (from a Python app)
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:01:56 GMT
Hey Jeff,

On Wed, 11 Aug 2010 10:40:29 -0700 Jeff Hammerbacher wrote:
> You also mention that your app will be accessing data stored in HBase.
> There's a Python client for the Avro HBase gateway at
> http://github.com/hammer/pyhbase. If you try it out, let me know how it
> goes.

What's the difference between Avro and Thrift? Are there any specific
reasons to prefer one of the other?

I tried to find some documentation about Avro, but it seems that this is
a quite new project.

best wishes,

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