Azure Open Datasets
Curated open data made easily accessible on Azure.
Easily access curated datasets and accelerate machine learning
Improve the accuracy of your machine learning models with publicly available datasets. Save time on data discovery and preparation by using curated datasets that are ready to use in machine learning workflows and easy to access from Azure services.
Why use Azure Open Datasets?
Quickly build more accurate models
Promote community collaboration
Share datasets with a growing community of data scientists and developers.
Speed insights with Azure scale
Deliver insights at hyperscale using Azure Open Datasets with Azure’s machine learning and data analytics solutions.
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
There's no additional charge for using most Open Datasets. Pay only for Azure services consumed while using Open Datasets, such as virtual machine instances, storage, networking resources, and machine learning. See the pricing page for details.
Get started with an Azure free account
Start free. Get $200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.
After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.
After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.
Open Datasets resources
Data storage and access
Learn how datasets are stored in Azure and accessed using an SDK.
Documentation and learning resources
AI for Earth
Learn about AI for Earth, our partner bringing key geospatial datasets to Azure to accelerate applications in climate science and conservation.
Data Use Agreements
Microsoft provides a series of open licenses that you can apply to your datasets.