Parquet file example download
pandas.read_parquet¶ pandas. read_parquet (path, engine = 'auto', columns = None, storage_options = None, use_nullable_dtypes = False, ** kwargs) [source] ¶ Load a parquet object from the file path, returning a DataFrame. Parameters path str, path object or file-like object. Any valid string path is acceptable. The string could be a URL.The Parquet format is one of the most widely used columnar storage formats in the Spark ecosystem. Given that I/O is expensive and that the storage layer is the entry point for any query execution, understanding the intricacies of your storage format is important for optimizing your workloads.