In the new world of data, consumers of enterprise data spend more time looking for data than they do analyzing it. Azure Data Catalog is an enterprise-wide metadata catalog that makes data asset discovery trivial. It’s a fully managed service that lets any user—from analyst to data scientist to data developer—register, enrich, discover, understand, and consume data sources.
Work with data in the tool of your choice. Data Catalog lets you to 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 it and work with it where you want—making for an effortless and intuitive user experience.
Lower the barrier for broad adoption and continuous value creation for users across the entire data ecosystem. Data Catalog helps get tips, tricks, and unwritten rules out of the heads of the few who know them, and into an experience where everyone can get value. With Data Catalog everyone can contribute. When users discover a data source they can easily understand its usage and intent, and can provide their own informed insights into the catalog, enabling a virtuous cycle of use.
Democratize data asset discovery. Data Catalog shines light on the dark data within your organization, so that everyone can spend less time looking for data and more time using it.