Allowed dataset file formats

Learn the appropriate file formats to store datasets for your DataCamp course or project.

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What file formats should I use to store my datasets?


Since the datasets need to be loaded at the start of each exercise, preferably within a couple of seconds, binary formats are preferred (.rds for R courses; pickle for Python). However, you can use any format that you can read.

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