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Re: can avro files on hdfs be read using pig

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Anup <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Sep 24, 2013, at 11:15 PM, Phani <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > wanted to know if avro files can be read using pig from hdfs.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > --
> > phani
> Yes. Use AvroStorage().
> Sent from my Turing Machine.

With slightly more detail:

AvroStorage will let you load and store arbitrary Avro:


It is included in the contrib packages known as PiggyBank:


Please note that the PiggyBank is distributed as source-only via SVN. The
page above explains how to build it.

If you use a repackaging of Pig provided by a commercial vendor, they will
likely provide a binary distribution and instructions specific to their
distribution for using AvroStorage.