February 2023 - Iceberg Community News


Iceberg Updates

  • Flink support for inspecting metadata tables (Liwei Li)
  • Flink write and read support for branch and tag (Amogh and Liwei Li)
  • Flink read and write support for Avro GenericRecord (Steven Wu)
  • Implemented branch commits for all operations (Namratha Keshavaprakash & Amogh Jahagirdar)
  • DDL support for tags and branches (Amogh, Liwei, Xuwei, and Chidayong)
  • Added branch/tag support to VERSION AS OF in Spark (Jack Ye)
  • Added position deletes metadata table (Szehon Ho)
  • Added a Snowflake catalog (Dennis Huo)
  • REST catalog supports lazy snapshot loading (Daniel Weeks)
  • Added DynamoDB catalog support in Python (Armin)
  • Updated Spark to remove filters that are completely pushed down (Anton Okolnychyi)
  • Added Delta to Iceberg table conversion (Rushan and Eric)
  • Added SQL view representation implementation (Amogh)
  • Added S3 REST Signer client + REST spec (Eduard Tudenhoefner)



PyIceberg updates

Version 0.3.0 was released. The new release includes the following, for more details, please refer to the PRs:

More information can be found on the project site, and the installer can be found here

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