This section contains information on the fie formats and compression schemes that are supported for input to and output of Trifacta®.
NOTE: To work with formats that are proprietary to a desktop application, such as Microsoft Excel, you do not need the supporting application installed on your desktop.
Native Input File Formats
Trifacta® can read and import directly these file formats:
Tip: You may import multiple worksheets from a single workbook at one time. See Import Excel Data.
JSON, including nested
NOTE: Trifacta requires that JSON files be submitted with one valid JSON object per line. Consistently malformed JSON objects or objects that overlap linebreaks might cause import to fail. See Initial Parsing Steps.
- Plain Text
NOTE: When working with datasets sourced from Parquet files, lineage information and the SOURCEROWNUMBER function are not supported.
NOTE: XML files can be ingested as unstructured text. XML support is not enabled by default. For more information, please contact Trifacta Customer Success Services.
For more information on data is handled initially, see Initial Parsing Steps.
Native Output File Formats
Trifacta can write to these file formats:
NOTE: Publication of results in TDE format may require additional configuration. See below.
Read Native File Formats
Write Native File Formats
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