Data Catalog

Get more value from your enterprise data assets

  • Spend less time looking for data, and more time getting value from it
  • Register enterprise data assets
  • Discover data assets and unlock their potential
  • Capture tribal knowledge to make data more understandable
  • Bridge the gap between IT and the business, allowing everyone to contribute their insights
  • Let your data live where you want it, connect with the tools you choose
  • Control who can discover registered data assets
  • Integrate into existing tools and processes with open REST APIs

Get more value from your data

In the new world of data, you can spend more time looking for data than you do analyzing it. Azure Data Catalog is an enterprise-wide metadata catalog that makes data asset discovery straightforward. It’s a fully-managed service that lets you—from analyst to data scientist to data developer—register, enrich, discover, understand, and consume data sources.

Your data, your way

Work with data in the tool of your choice. Data Catalog lets you find the data you need and use it in the tools you choose. Your data stays where you want it, and Data Catalog helps you discover and work with it where you want, with an intuitive user experience.

Tribal knowledge unlocked

Increase broad adoption and continuous value creation across your data ecosystem. Data Catalog helps you get tips, tricks, and unwritten rules into an experience where everyone can get value. With Data Catalog, everyone can contribute. When you discover a data source, you can understand its usage and intent, provide your informed insights into the catalog, and enable a virtuous cycle of use.

Hidden value unleashed

Democratize data asset discovery. Data Catalog shines light on the dark data within your organization, so that you can spend less time looking for data and more time using it.

Why trust Data Catalog?

  • Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.

  • We employ more than 3,500 security experts completely dedicated to your data security and privacy.

  • Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.

Data Catalog pricing

  • No upfront cost
  • No termination fees

Everything you need to get started

Get instant access and a $200 credit by signing up for a free Azure account
Learn how to use Data Catalog with 5-minute quickstart tutorials and documentation.
Enhance Data Catalog with additional features and products, like security and backup services.

Documentation and resources

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