The Power of Dynamic Data Type in Kusto

(Kusto is also named Azure Data Explorer)

When designing a Kusto table with JSON data, we can use either Dynamic or plain string. Dynamic or String, which one is a better fit for JSON data?

As we see in the Ingest JSON data tutorial, Usually, we should use the Dynamic type.

Yes, we can use the String type and leverage the Parse and Extract functions to deal with JSON string, while Dynamic JSON data will bring additional benefit and enhance improve the query performance.