Make JSON Greppable

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  • fastgron

    High-performance JSON to GRON (greppable, flattened JSON) converter

  • I use gron a lot, because I can never remember how to use jq to do anything fancy but can usually make awk work. (I may be unusual in that department, in that I actually like awk)

    One warning to note is that gron burns RAM. I've killed 32GB servers working with 15MB JSON files. (I think gron -u is even worse, but my memory is a bit fuzzy here).

    https://github.com/adamritter/fastgron has been pretty good to me in terms of performance, I think both in speed and RAM usage.

  • gron

    Make JSON greppable!

  • It buffers all of its output statements in memory before writing to stdout:

    https://github.com/tomnomnom/gron/blob/master/main.go#L204

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  • gron.awk

    Gron in Awk

  • gojq

    Pure Go implementation of jq

  • gron

    Make JSON greppable! (by rjp)

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