Apache Iceberg (incubating)


A table format for large, slow-moving tabular data

Iceberg came up on a call I had this week and I hadn't heard about it before. It's similar to Delta Lake, which I've covered before, as well as Snowflake Time Travel. Each of these solutions brings the data warehouse and the data lake closer together by giving certain guarantees on top of files stored within blob storage. This trend is a critical one to understand in the evolution of data warehouse technology.


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