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Avro Utility Tool: Swiss Army knife

Do you require to deal with Avro data format in your day-to-day job? If your answer is yes, then you must learn how to use the Avro-tool utility.

Before we jump to this utility let’s recap: What does Avro provide?

  • Rich data structures.
  • A compact, fast, binary data format.
  • A container file, to store persistent data.
  • Simple integration with dynamic languages. Code generation is not required to read or write data files nor to use or implement RPC protocols. Code…

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Rishi Jain

Rishi Jain

Software Support Engineer @StreamSets | Hadoop | DataOps | RHCA | Ex-RedHatter | Ex-Cloudera