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From Andrew Grande <apere...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AVRO is the only output format with ExecuteSQL
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:10:12 GMT
Careful, that makes too much sense, Joe ;)

On Tue, Aug 7, 2018, 8:45 AM Joe Witt <joe.witt@gmail.com> wrote:

> i think we just need to make an ExecuteSqlRecord processor.
>
> thanks
>
> On Tue, Aug 7, 2018, 8:41 AM Mike Thomsen <mikerthomsen@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My guess is that it is due to the fact that Avro is the only record type
>> that can match sql pretty closely feature to feature on data types.
>> On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 8:33 AM Boris Tyukin <boris@boristyukin.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I've been wondering since I started learning NiFi why ExecuteSQL
>>> processor only returns AVRO formatted data. All community examples I've
>>> seen then convert AVRO to json and pretty much all of them then split
>>> json to multiple flows.
>>>
>>> I found myself doing the same thing over and over and over again.
>>>
>>> Since everyone is doing it, is there a strong reason why AVRO is liked
>>> so much? And why everyone continues doing this 3 step pattern rather than
>>> providing users with an option to output json instead and another option to
>>> output one flowfile or multiple (one per record).
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> Boris
>>>
>>

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