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Metadata Is the Fish Finder in Data Lakes

Published: 08 February 2021

ID: G00734424

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni


Data lakes offer an unconstrained storage model but lack the assurances and benefits common to more established data management practices. Data and analytics leaders must therefore address specific metadata challenges to accelerate the adoption of data lakes and improve ROI.

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Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: Analytics Query Accelerators

Note 2: Trade-Off Between a Data Warehouse and a Data Lake

Note 3: Operational Data Lake

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