There is at least one API incompatibility, which I learned when using
And from memory, there was a bug when using enum with 1.4 but I can't
remember exactly what.
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Arvind Kalyan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> As far as compatibility goes, the serialized format is 100% compatible. We
> are actually using 1.4.1 to serialize and 1.7.5 to deserialize and it has
> been working without surprises so far.
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Jun Rao <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> We are on Avro 1.4.0 and plan to upgrade to Avro 1.7.5. Is the binary
>> encoding 100% compatible btw the 2 versions? Also, I did some perf testing
>> and it seems that on average, 1.7.5 is about 6% faster on encoding and
>> 20% slower on decoding compared with 1.4.0. Is the degradation on decoding
>> performance expected (though the absolute decoding time is much smaller,
>> typically 1/3 of the encoding time)? Finally, are there enough critical bug
>> fixes/improvements to motivate such an upgrade?
> Arvind Kalyan
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