What is data lake storage?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

A data lake storage is a store where a huge amount of raw data is kept. It is only when the data is needed that is it brought out. Files are the storage facility of a hierarchical data warehouse while a data lake stores data by making use of a flat architecture. Every data element in a data lake is given a particular identifier. It is also tagged with metadata tags. Information or data in the data lake is queried by business ventures when there is a need. The queried data is now analyzed to solve a problem or answer a question.

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