Parquet files are well supported by most languages / libraries, are easier to work with, and typically more performant than CSV files. This talk summarizes the main benefits of Parquet files and shows how they’re faster with benchmarking analyses. You’ll also learn how to convert CSV files to Parquet.
5 reasons Parquet files are better than CSV:
How to convert CSV files to Parquet with Pandas, Dask, and PySpark. Will show how to convert a single file or multiple files in parallel.
When to use CSV files and when to avoid them.