Documentation and SupportReleases Eggplant Release Notes 2018-04-14Full Support for Apache Parquet Files Added

Full Support for Apache Parquet Files Added

"Apache Parquet is a free and open-source column-oriented data store of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.  It is similar to the other columnar storage file formats available in Hadoop.  It provides efficient data compression and encoding schemes with enhanced performance to handle complex data in buik."

- "Apache Parquet". Wikipedia

Apache Parquet format added as natively supported file type.

The TMMData Foundation Platform now offers Apache Parquet as a standard file format option.  Examples of what these files can now be used for is as follows:

  • Data Import (File)
  • Table Creation (By Import)
  • Flat/Simple Parquet Exports
  • Complex/custom Structured Parquet Exports