What do you understand by Data Lake as a Service?
An organization can use a data lake as a service without installing or maintaining the technology themselves. As well as making data easily accessible by those who need it, it also protects it against cyberattacks, as it allows organizations to secure data (structured, semi-structured, or unstructured data) on cloud infrastructure.
What are the benefits of Data Lake as a Service?
By outsourcing the management of your data lakes to an experienced managed service provider, your business can benefit from features and services such as:
Exactly how does Data Lake-as-a-Service work?
Data lakes are usually deployed in the cloud because of easy scalability for large data volumes, inexpensive storage, and the increasing amount of raw big data generated in the cloud from sources such as sensors, mobile apps, and social media. In a cloud environment, learning, installing, and maintaining the complex software used for data lakes can be challenging.
Data Lake as a Service comes with pre-built cloud services that abstract the complexity of infrastructure layers and platforms, allowing a company to use a data lake without installing or maintaining the technology themselves. Due to the emerging nature of this category, the specific software and services offered by vendors vary greatly. Common capabilities include automated provisioning, scalable data storage, and a simplified management interface. Additionally, Data Lake-as-a-Service providers have different features that cater to different use cases. The Data Lake-as-a-Service from Polestar offers end-to-end security along with data movers that simplify encrypting, moving, and loading data.
Get the most out of your data lake faster
The deployment of a data lake as a service makes a potentially time-consuming, expensive, and complicated process considerably easier, faster, and more cost-effective. By using a data lake as a service provider, your organization can benefit from real-time, accessible data, which can be turned into valuable insights that drive informed decision-making.