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Supported file formats

The following table describes the file formats that you can use in the mappings and elastic mappings:
File format
Read
Write
Mappings
Elastic mappings
Flat
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Binary
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Avro (Primitive and hierarchical data types)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Primitive data types only)
Yes
JSON (Primitive and hierarchical data types)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Primitive data types only)
Yes
ORC (Primitive and hierarchical data types)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Primitive data types only)
Yes
Parquet (Primitive and hierarchical data types)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Primitive data types only)
Yes
Intelligent structure model
Yes
No
No
Yes