Evolving a schema
Learn how to save each version of your schema as you make changes to it.
- You have selected the Evolve checkbox when initially adding the schema.
- You have saved the schema you want to evolve in a file.
- From the Schema Registry UI, identify the schema that you want to version.
Click the pencil icon to open the Edit Version dialog.
The Edit Version dialog appears.
Add a description of what has changed in this new version of the schema.
You can view the description in the Schema Registry UI to easily understand what has changed in each version of the schema. Cloudera recommends that you add as much detail as you can.
Optional. Select the Disable Canonical Check checkbox if the
schema version should be added despite being canonically similar to an existing
The canonical check checkbox only applies to versions of schemas and not to a new schema.
- Click Choose File to upload the schema you want to evolve.
- Click OK.