Realizing the Benefits of a Cloud-based Data Lake
In many businesses, data is everywhere yet hard to find and access when needed. IT leaders faced with managing these large quantities of data have begun to embrace centralized data repositories called “data lakes.”
These data lakes simplify data management and access, reduce costs, and allow companies to focus their IT staff on strategic initiatives instead of mundane tasks like maintenance. There are several barriers to creating a data lake. In this whitepaper we consider the challenges and benefits of data lakes as well as the key considerations for choosing a Cloud Service Provider.