What Is Pyarrow?

Python API for Arrow library. More information. PyArrow is an open-source Python library that provides a fast, efficient way to process and analyse large datasets, especially those in Apache Arrow format. It is used for handling columnar and/or chunked data in memory, including reading and writing data from/to disk and interprocess communication. PyArrow also provides a rich set of data structures and algorithms for working with arrays, tables, and data frames, as well as support for various data formats such as Parquet, Avro, ORC, and others. The library is designed to be highly performant and can be used in a variety of applications, including data science, machine learning, and data engineering.