BigQuery Table Data and Storage Overview

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What type of data does the majority of the data stored in BigQuery consist of?

Columnar format data

What is the purpose of table clones in BigQuery?

To store lightweight, writable copies of standard tables

What is the key characteristic of table snapshots in BigQuery?

They are read-only copies of tables

What distinguishes materialized views in BigQuery from standard tables?

They are precomputed and periodically cache view query results

What distinguishes external tables in BigQuery from standard tables?

They reside in a data store external to BigQuery

Learn about the different types of table data in BigQuery and how storage is billed for these resources. Understand the structure of standard tables, table clones, table snapshots, and materialized views, as well as the columnar storage format used by BigQuery.

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