In this example we will use Flexter to convert an XML file to the Apache Avro format. We then query and analyse the output in the Spark-Shell. Flexter can generate a target schema from an XML file or a combination of XML and XML schema (XSD) files. We will use the data from The ACORD RLC Insurance and Reinsurance Service ...
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Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.
Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.