-Re: 3x faster python reader
Uri Laserson 2013-04-30, 07:50
Yes, I followed your model in remaking the Avro reader, but I performed the
schema resolution so that you could still specify separate writer/reader
schemas. Your code is still 2.5x faster than mine when using the C
I personally find the current API somewhat confusing, so I'd be into
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Miki Tebeka <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I did the same for fastavro <https://bitbucket.org/tebeka/fastavro>. I
> found changing the current code while keeping the same API very hard.
> Another option we can take is leave the current code as version 1 add the
> new code either as new module under avro or as avro2.
> All the best,
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 10:24 PM, Uri Laserson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Hi all,
> > I rewrote some of the python code to read avro files. I was able to
> > achieve a ~3x speedup over the current impl, and can probably do better
> > it was cleaned up more. The main changes are:
> > * Eliminated the object-oriented nature of the reader. It's just
> > now. Presumably this can be changed back, but it didn't really seem like
> > there was any reason for it.
> > * Given a reader and writer schema, it precomputes as much helpful info
> > it can upfront and caches this in a dictionary that the read functions
> > * The code is compiled with Cython for speedup.
> > How can this be used to improve the current python api? Let me know how
> > can be helpful...
> > Uri
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> > Uri Laserson, PhD
> > Data Scientist, Cloudera
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Uri Laserson, PhD
Data Scientist, Cloudera
+1 617 910 0447