Converts JSON files to Avro according to an Avro Schema


kite, json, avro


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 NiFi Expression Language.

NameDefault ValueAllowable ValuesDescription
Hadoop configuration ResourcesA file or comma separated list of files which contains the Hadoop file system configuration. Without this, Hadoop will search the classpath for a 'core-site.xml' and 'hdfs-site.xml' file or will revert to a default configuration.
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using variable registry only)
Record schemaOutgoing Avro schema for each record created from a JSON object
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using flow file attributes and variable registry)
Compression typeSNAPPY
  • BZIP2
  • NONE
  • LZO
Compression type to use when writting Avro files. Default is Snappy.


successAvro content that was converted successfully from JSON
failureJSON content that could not be processed
incompatibleJSON content that could not be converted

Reads Attributes:

None specified.

Writes Attributes:

None specified.

State management:

This component does not store state.


This component is not restricted.

Input requirement:

This component requires an incoming relationship.

System Resource Considerations:

None specified.