As others have noted, the data format has not changed and should be compatible.
The performance difference you note is curious. I wonder if this
could be related to the following issue? https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-1348
You could try the 1.7.6 release candidate to test this: http://people.apache.org/~cutting/avro-1.7.6-rc0/
The 1.7.6-rc0 Maven staging repository is at: https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapacheavro-1000/
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Jun Rao <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: