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On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM, Nitin Kesarwani <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Mohit,
>
> You can use this patch to suit your need:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-2579
>
> New fields in Avro schema descriptor file need to have a non-null default
> value. Hence, using the new schema file, you should be able to read older
> data as well. Try it out. It is very straight forward.
>
> Hope this helps!
Thanks! I am new to Avro what's the best place to see some examples of how
Avro deals with schema changes? I am trying to find some examples.

>
> On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 12:01 AM, Mohit Anchlia <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
>
> I've heard that Avro provides a good way of dealing with changing schemas.
> > I am not sure how it could be done without keeping some kind of structure
> > along with the data. Are there any good examples and documentation that I
> > can look at?
> >
>
> -N
>
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
elasticsearch, apache solr, apache hbase, hadoop, redis, casssandra, amazon cloudwatch, mysql, memcached, apache kafka, apache zookeeper, apache storm, ubuntu, centOS, red hat, debian, puppet labs, java, senseiDB