Databricks unveiled Liquid Clustering at this year’s Data + AI Summit, a new approach aimed at improving both read and write performance through a dynamic data layout.

Recap: Partitioning and Z-Ordering

Both partitioning and z-ordering rely on data layout to perform data processing optimizations. They are complementary since they operate on different levels and apply to different types of columns. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *