Author Archives: Zbigniew Baranowski (Cern)

Performance comparison of different file formats and storage engines in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem

Categories: Avro Guest Hadoop HBase Kudu Parquet

Zbigniew Baranowski is a database systems specialist and a member of a group which provides and supports central database and Hadoop-based services at CERN. This blog was originally released on CERN’s “Databases at CERN” blog, and is syndicated here with CERN’s permission.



This post presents a performance comparison of few popular data formats and storage engines available in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem: Apache Avro,

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