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Trouble with Avro source in Flume

  • #33349
    K S

    Hi Guys…. Im new to hadoop and I am experimenting with Sandbox. I was able to insert data to HDFS, but in serialized format using the Avro source. How do I deserialize the data for further processing using pig/hive.

    Also any decent guide on the differences between the different sources like Thrift,Avro,NetCat and SysLog and their usage ?

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  • #33701
    Yi Zhang

    Hi K S,

    Hive has AvroSerde to process avro data. Have you tried it?


    K S

    Thanks for the reply Yi … I will take a look at AvroSerde. But, is it not true that Hive is only for structured data ?. What about unstructured data that can be used thriugh Pig ?.

    Robert Molina

    HI KS,
    Here is a link for pig that might help:

    Also regarding the different sources, you can refer to :

    Hope that helps.

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