Data Glossary 🧠
What is Apache Iceberg?
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.