What to consider when choosing big data file formats

While JSON may be the go-to data format for developers, Parquet, ORC or other options may be better for analytics applications. Learn more about big data file formats.

Modern enterprise applications and business analytics live in different worlds when it comes to managing data. Developers prefer JSON because of its ease of readability, which makes it easy to weave into apps. Business analytics applications benefit from other formats and approaches for structuring the data inside these file formats that are smaller and faster.

Author: George Lawton

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