What is Delta Lake?
An open-source storage layer that brings ACID transactions to Apache Spark™ and big data workloads.
Delta Lake is a tool in the Big Data Tools category of a tech stack.
Delta Lake is an open source tool with 2.6K GitHub stars and 535 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Delta Lake's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Delta Lake?
16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Delta Lake.
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Delta Lake's Features
- ACID Transactions
- Scalable Metadata Handling
- Time Travel (data versioning)
- Open Format
- Unified Batch and Streaming Source and Sink
- Schema Enforcement
- Schema Evolution
- 100% Compatible with Apache Spark API
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