Data Serialisation – Avro vs Protocol Buffers

Background File Formats Evolution Why not use CSV/XML/JSON?  Repeated or no meta information. Files are not splittable, so cannot be used in a map-reduce environment. Missing/ Limited schema definition and evolution support. Can leverage “JsonSchema” to maintain schema separately for JSON. It may still require transformation based on a schema, so why not consider Avro/Proto? … Read more