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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Avro connector
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2011 20:34:28 GMT


On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
> HBASE-2400 introduced a new connector contrib architecturally equivalent to the Thrift
connector, but using Avro serialization and associated transport and RPC server work. However,
it remains unfinished, was developed against an old version of Avro, is currently not maintained,
and is regarded as "not production quality" (see: http://www.quora.com/What-is-the-current-status-for-using-Avro-with-HBase).
Therefore I propose:
> If a contributor steps up, then this person should bring the Avro connector up to par
with the Thrift connector.
> Otherwise, we should deprecate and remove the Avro connector.
> Best regards,
>     - Andy
> Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein (via Tom White)

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