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Insights Into Parquet Storage

Most of you folks working on Big data will have heard of parquet and how it is optimized for storage etc. Here I will try to share some more insights into parquet architecture and how/why it is optimized. Also, I will add some tips to effectively use parquet to utilize all of its features.

What is Parquet

Parquet is an open-source file format in the Hadoop ecosystem. It is a flat columnar storage format that is highly performant both in terms of storage as well as querying.




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