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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Informatica Big Data Management
  3. Mappings
  4. Sources
  5. Targets
  6. Transformations
  7. Data Preview
  8. Cluster Workflows
  9. Profiles
  10. Monitoring
  11. Hierarchical Data Processing
  12. Hierarchical Data Processing Configuration
  13. Hierarchical Data Processing with Schema Changes
  14. Intelligent Structure Models
  15. Stateful Computing
  16. Connections
  17. Data Type Reference
  18. Function Reference

Avro and Transformation Data Types

Avro and Transformation Data Types

Apache Avro data types map to transformation data types that the Data Integration Service uses to move data across platforms.
The following table compares Avro data types and transformation data types:
Avro
Transformation
Description
Array
Array
Unlimited number of characters.
Boolean
Integer
-2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647
Precision of 10, scale of 0
Bytes
Binary
1 to 104,857,600 bytes
Double
Double
Precision of 15 digits
Fixed
Binary
1 to 104,857,600 bytes
Float
Double
Precision of 15 digits
Int
Integer
-2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647
Precision of 10, scale of 0
Long
Bigint
-9,223,372,036,854,775,808 to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807
Precision of 19, scale of 0
Map
Map
Unlimited number of characters.
Record
Struct
Unlimited number of characters.
String
String
1 to 104,857,600 characters
Union
Corresponding data type in a union of ["primitive_type|complex_type", "null"] or ["null", "primitive_type|complex_type"].
Dependent on primitive or complex data type.


Updated January 20, 2020