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Compression Formats

Athena supports the following compression formats:

  • SNAPPY. This is the default compression format for files in the Parquet format. For Amazon Kinesis Firehose logs, SNAPPY compression is not supported. Use GZIP instead.

  • ZLIB. This is the default compression format for files in the ORC format.

  • GZIP

  • LZO