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From Joe Witt <>
Subject Re: AVRO is the only output format with ExecuteSQL
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:45:17 GMT
i think we just need to make an ExecuteSqlRecord processor.


On Tue, Aug 7, 2018, 8:41 AM Mike Thomsen <> 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 <> 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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