Load a parquet object from the file path, returning a DataFrame.
New in version 0.21.0.
Any valid string path is acceptable. The string could be a URL. Valid
URL schemes include http, ftp, s3, and file. For file URLs, a host is
expected. A local file could be:
A file URL can also be a path to a directory that contains multiple
partitioned parquet files. Both pyarrow and fastparquet support
paths to directories as well as file URLs. A directory path could be:
If you want to pass in a path object, pandas accepts any
By file-like object, we refer to objects with a read() method,
such as a file handler (e.g. via builtin open function)
Parquet library to use. If ‘auto’, then the option
io.parquet.engine is used. The default io.parquet.engine
behavior is to try ‘pyarrow’, falling back to ‘fastparquet’ if
‘pyarrow’ is unavailable.
If not None, only these columns will be read from the file.
New in version 0.21.1.
Any additional kwargs are passed to the engine.