Parallel JSONLines in R

JSON is becoming more and more widely used in data lakes, especially as a replacement for CSV. In particular, JSONLines where one JSON object is stored per line is to be mentioned here. Although the format has some disadvantages (i.e., overhead, supports only few data types), the advantages mostly outweigh them. For example, the individual lines are easier to read by humans and the format is much more standardized. In addition, each line has its own JSON object that can be processed independently....

January 6, 2021 · 2 min · Christian Hotz-Behofsits