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Re: Schema File
I mean the Python tools (easy_install avro).

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:46 AM, ranjith raghunath <

> Thanks for response. When you say avro tools you mean avro-tools-.....jar
> right?
> Let me also run the flow by all of you. Use sqoop to download data from an
> rdbms to avro format. Use avro tools to extract schema file. Use avro serde
> to generate/update hive table. So this would eliminate the need for
> statically mapping the fields in hive.
> Is this flow one that makes sense?
> On Nov 17, 2012 9:36 AM, "Miki Tebeka" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> You can use the "avro" utility that comes when you install the Python
>> package (or fastavro if you need 3.X support). Then run "avro cat
>> --print-schema /path/to/avro/file".
>> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 5:41 AM, ranjith raghunath <
>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I could really use some advice on this topic.
>>> I am pulling files in avro format from an external source (outside of
>>> the cluster). How can I generate the avro schema file? The end goal is to
>>> have it exposed in Hive.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ranjith