Parses Avro data and returns each Avro record as an separate Record object. The Avro data may contain the schema itself, or the schema can be externalized and accessed by one of the methods offered by the ‘Schema Access Strategy’ property.


avro, parse, record, row, reader, delimited, comma, separated, values


In the list below, the names of required properties appear in bold. Any other properties (not in bold) are considered optional. The table also indicates any default values, and whether a property supports the Expression Language Guide.


Default Value

Allowable Values


Schema Access Strategy embedded-avro-schema * Use 'Schema Name' Property
* Use 'Schema Text' Property
* HWX Schema Reference Attributes
* HWX Content-Encoded Schema Reference
* Use Embedded Avro Schema
Specifies how to obtain the schema that is to be used for interpreting the data.
Schema Registry Controller Service API: </br> SchemaRegistry </br> Implementations: AvroSchemaRegistry </br> HortonworksSchemaRegistry Specifies the Controller Service to use for the Schema Registry
Schema Name ${} Specifies the name of the schema to lookup in the Schema Registry property </br> Supports Expression Language: true
Schema Text ${avro.schema} The text of an Avro-formatted Schema
Supports Expression Language: true

State management:

This component does not store state.


This component is not restricted.