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Applying Effective Data Governance to Secure Your Data Lake


Ungoverned data lakes are limiting organizations' ability to garner full value from their investments in big data initiatives. Technical professionals should enhance their big data architectures with automated data governance technologies to support advanced analytics.

Published: 17 April 2018

ID: G00346975

Analyst(s): Sanjeev Mohan

Table Of Contents


  • End-to-End Reference Architecture for Big Data
    • Acquire
    • Organize
    • Analyze
  • Data Governance Across the Data Lake Reference Architecture
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


The Details

  • Apache Atlas, Apache Ranger and Hortonworks DataPlane Service
  • Apache Sentry, Cloudera Navigator and Cloudera Shared Data Experience
  • AWS Data Governance Cloud Solutions
  • Cask Data Application Platform
  • Collibra Data Governance Center
  • Informatica
  • Podium
  • Unifi
  • Waterline Smart Data Catalog
  • Zaloni Data Platform
  • Miscellaneous Products

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