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From Marco Costantini <>
Subject Re: Can I emit a Map?
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:39:18 GMT
Thanks. What if it's big? My Strings end up being a couple thousand
characters long, and each map has around 500 of them. Seems daunting to
emit such a tuple. Any thoughts on that?

On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 7:23 PM, Stig Rohde Døssing <> wrote:

> I think that as long as you ensure that everything in the map can be
> serialized, it's fine.
> 2017-11-21 18:31 GMT+01:00 Marco Costantini <>:
>> I have a batching bolt which ultimately makes a Map<String, Set<String>>.
>> At a time I decide, I need to emit that map to the next bolt in the
>> topology. I've tried it and it works, but I'm curious as to whether this is
>> an anti-pattern or if there are problems with doing this that I am unaware
>> of.
>> Please and thanks,
>> Marco.

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