Hadoop supports this already using the JavaSerialization class. I'm
not sure it is very performant though, when compared to usual Writable
Alternatively you could use Avro (SpecificRecord objects
auto-generated from a schema file).
On 8 October 2012 15:13, Jay Vyas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> One of the benefits of using autogenerated objects for serialization, we
> are finding, is just the fact that there is a strong, semantically
> meaningful API. This could seemingly be done by using a custom writable
> class though, as well. So... Does anyone know if there is a POJO writable
> framework for Hadoop? I think it would be relatively easy to implement one
> by just extending, for example, MapWritable.
> Jay Vyas