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Re: using avro schemas to select columns (abusing versioning?)
great. thats a really nice feature compared to other serialization formats.

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Doug Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On 01/23/2012 02:18 PM, Koert Kuipers wrote:
> > is this considered "abuse" of avro's versioning capabilities?
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> Not at all.  Using a subset of the fields in Avro is called "projection"
> and can provide significant performance improvements.
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> Doug
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