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Delta Lake: The Definitive Guide by O’Reilly

Practical guidance on how to create your first Delta table and convert Parquet files into Delta tables

This preview of the eBook “Delta Lake: The Definitive Guide” includes three chapters that will help you get started with Delta Lake, the open source storage format that enables you to create modern data lakehouse architectures. The first chapter describes Delta Lake and explains how to perform basic operations on Delta tables. Other chapters explore advanced topics such as Delta Lake’s ability to “time travel” to historical versions of a Delta table and how to use Delta Lake for data streaming scenarios in which a Delta table can act as a streaming source or sink.

Download the preview to get practical guidance on how to create your first Delta table and convert Parquet files into Delta tables (and vice versa). You’ll learn about the Delta Lake transaction log and how it works “under the hood” to help tackle challenges such as concurrent reads and writes, data lineage and debugging.

You’ll read chapters that cover:

  1. Basic Operations on Delta Lake
  2. Time Travel With Delta Lake
  3. Continuous Applications With Delta Lake

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