Delta Lake 3.0: UniForm and Liquid Clustering

What you’ll learn

In this brief demonstration, we give you a first look at Delta Lake 3.0 main capabilities.

Universal Format

Delta Universal Format (UniForm) enables reading Delta in the format needed by the application, improving compatibility and expanding the ecosystem. Delta will automatically generate metadata needed for Apache Iceberg or Apache Hudi, so users don’t have to choose or do manual conversions between formats. With UniForm, Delta is the universal format that works across ecosystems.

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Liquid Clustering

Liquid Clustering is a smart data management technique for Delta tables. It is flexible and automatically adjusts the data layout based on clustering keys. Liquid Clustering dynamically clusters data based on data patterns, which helps to avoid the over- or under-partitioning problems that can occur with Hive partitioning.

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