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tfx_bsl.public.tfxio.TFSequenceExampleRecord

TFXIO implementation for tf.SequenceExample on TFRecord.

Inherits From: TFXIO

file_pattern One or a list of glob patterns. If a list, must not be empty.
telemetry_descriptors A set of descriptors that identify the component that is instantiating this TFXIO. These will be used to construct the namespace to contain metrics for profiling and are therefore expected to be identifiers of the component itself and not individual instances of source use.
validate Not used. do not set. (not used since post 0.22.1).
schema A TFMD Schema describing the dataset.
raw_record_column_name If not None, the generated Arrow RecordBatches will contain a column of the given name that contains serialized records.

raw_record_column_name

telemetry_descriptors

Methods

ArrowSchema

Returns the schema of the RecordBatch produced by self.BeamSource().

May raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time.

BeamSource

Returns a beam PTransform that produces PCollection[pa.RecordBatch].

May NOT raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time.

If a TFMD schema was provided at construction time, all the pa.RecordBatches in the result PCollection must be of the same schema returned by self.ArrowSchema. If a TFMD schema was not provided, the pa.RecordBatches might not be of the same schema (they may contain different numbers of columns).

Args
batch_size if not None, the pa.RecordBatch produced will be of the specified size. Otherwise it's automatically tuned by Beam.

Project

Projects the dataset represented by this TFXIO.

A Projected TFXIO:

  • Only columns needed for given tensor_names are guaranteed to be produced by self.BeamSource()
  • self.TensorAdapterConfig() and self.TensorFlowDataset() are trimmed to contain only those tensors.
  • It retains a reference to the very original TFXIO, so its TensorAdapter knows about the specs of the tensors that would be produced by the original TensorAdapter. Also see TensorAdapter.OriginalTensorSpec().

May raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time.

Args
tensor_names a set of tensor names.

Returns
A TFXIO instance that is the same as self except that:

  • Only columns needed for given tensor_names are guaranteed to be produced by self.BeamSource()
  • self.TensorAdapterConfig() and self.TensorFlowDataset() are trimmed to contain only those tensors.

RawRecordBeamSource

Returns a PTransform that produces a PCollection[bytes].

Used together with RawRecordToRecordBatch(), it allows getting both the PCollection of the raw records and the PCollection of the RecordBatch from the same source. For example:

record_batch = pipeline | tfxio.BeamSource() raw_record = pipeline | tfxio.RawRecordBeamSource()

would result in the files being read twice, while the following would only read once:

raw_record = pipeline | tfxio.RawRecordBeamSource() record_batch = raw_record | tfxio.RawRecordToRecordBatch()

RawRecordTensorFlowDataset

Returns a Dataset that contains nested Datasets of raw records.

May not be implemented for some TFXIOs.

This should be used when RawTfRecordTFXIO.TensorFlowDataset does not suffice. Namely, if there is some logical grouping of files which we need to perform operations on, without applying the operation to each individual group (i.e. shuffle).

The returned Dataset object is a dataset of datasets, where each nested dataset is a dataset of serialized records. When shuffle=False (default), the nested datasets are deterministically ordered. Each nested dataset can represent multiple files. The files are merged into one dataset if the files have the same format. For example:

file_patterns = ['file_1', 'file_2', 'dir_1/*']
file_formats = ['recordio', 'recordio', 'sstable']
tfxio = SomeTFXIO(file_patterns, file_formats)
datasets = tfxio.RawRecordTensorFlowDataset(options)

datasets would result in the following dataset: [ds1, ds2]. Where ds1 iterates over records from 'file_1' and 'file_2', and ds2 iterates over records from files matched by 'dir_1/*'.

Example usage:

tfxio = SomeTFXIO(file_patterns, file_formats)
ds = tfxio.RawRecordTensorFlowDataset(options=options)
ds = ds.flat_map(lambda x: x)
records = list(ds.as_numpy_iterator())
# iterating over `records` yields records from the each file in
# `file_patterns`. See `tf.data.Dataset.list_files` for more information
# about the order of files when expanding globs.

Note that we need a flat_map, because RawRecordTensorFlowDataset returns a dataset of datasets.

When shuffle=True, then the datasets not deterministically ordered, but the contents of each nested dataset are deterministcally ordered. For example, we may potentially have [ds2, ds1, ds3], where the contents of ds1, ds2, and ds3 are all deterministcally ordered.

Args
options A TensorFlowDatasetOptions object. Not all options will apply.

RawRecordToRecordBatch

Returns a PTransform that converts raw records to Arrow RecordBatches.

The input PCollection must be from self.RawRecordBeamSource() (also see the documentation for that method).

Args
batch_size if not None, the pa.RecordBatch produced will be of the specified size. Otherwise it's automatically tuned by Beam.

RecordBatches

Returns an iterable of record batches.

This can be used outside of Apache Beam or TensorFlow to access data.

Args
options An options object for iterating over record batches. Look at dataset_options.RecordBatchesOptions for more details.

SupportAttachingRawRecords

TensorAdapter

Returns a TensorAdapter that converts pa.RecordBatch to TF inputs.

May raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time.

TensorAdapterConfig

Returns the config to initialize a TensorAdapter.

Returns
a TensorAdapterConfig that is the same as what is used to initialize the TensorAdapter returned by self.TensorAdapter().

TensorFlowDataset

Returns a tf.data.Dataset of TF inputs.

May raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time.

Args
options an options object for the tf.data.Dataset. Look at dataset_options.TensorFlowDatasetOptions for more details.

TensorRepresentations

Returns the TensorRepresentations.

These TensorRepresentations describe the tensors or composite tensors produced by the TensorAdapter created from self.TensorAdapter() or the tf.data.Dataset created from self.TensorFlowDataset().

May raise an error if the TFMD schema was not provided at construction time. May raise an error if the tensor representations are invalid.