Building a Real-time, Personalized Recommendation System with Kiji
Dec 26, 2013
Jon Natkins explains in this article how to create a personalized recommendation system fed with large amounts of real-time data using Kiji, which leverages HBase, Avro, Map-Reduce and Scalding.
Generating Avro Schemas from XML Schemas Using JAXB
Mar 06, 2012
Apache Avro is an up and coming binary marshalling framework. In his new article Benjamin Fagin explains how one can leverage existing XSD tooling to create data definitions and then use XJC plugin to directly generate AVRO schemes and marshaling classes.
Using Apache Avro
Jan 25, 2011
Boris Lublinsky presents an introduction to AVRO and evaluate its usage for Schema componentization, inheritance and polymorphism. He also discusses backward compatibility issues and AVRO solutions for this problem.