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What is Apache Iceberg?

Last updated Sep 7, 2022 - Edit Source

Apache Iceberg is a  Data Lake Table Format and was  initially developed at Netflix to solve long-standing issues using huge, petabyte-scale tables. It was open-sourced in 2018 as an Apache Incubator project and graduated from the incubator on the 19th of May 2020. Their  first public commit was 2017-12-19—more insights about the story on  A Short Introduction to Apache Iceberg.

Read more about how to build a Data Lake on top of it on our  Data Lake and Lakehouse Guide.