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Eric Allen
CommonSQL QA Tester, IBM

Eric Allen is a QA tester for CommonSQL. He has been working with the development team testing various storage formats including AVRO. 

How to succeed using Avro storage format

August 12, 2014 | by Eric Allen, CommonSQL QA Tester, IBM
Avro storage formats differ from most storage formats in Big SQL. Specifically, they require a special SerDe definition and unique input and output format definitions. This storage format can be very useful, but can also be a bit more difficult to use.