The structured-to-hierarchical transformation pattern

The structured-to-hierarchical transformation pattern deals with transforming the data by generating a hierarchical structure, such as XML or JSON from the structured data.

Background

The structured-to-hierarchical transformation pattern creates a new hierarchical structure, such as JSON or XML out of data that is stored in flat, row-like structures. It is a data transformation pattern that creates new records, which are represented in a different structure when compared to the original records.

Motivation

Hadoop is good at integrating data from multiple sources, but performing joins for the analytics just in time is always a complex and time-consuming operation.

In order to perform certain types ...

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