How To Create Nested Schemas in Python Using the Google BigQuery API

Nested schemas optimize data storage, but creating and updating fields with nested records can be challenging.

Schema Design in BigQuery

Nested schemas reduce row numbers and offer a user-friendly way for data consumers to query and analyze data via BigQuery’s UNNEST function. One of the challenges I encountered when learning how to create nested schemas was the lack of resources available, in…

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