A unified data governance solution that maximizes the business value of your data
Govern data across your entire data estate
Azure Purview is a unified data governance solution that helps you manage and govern your on-premises, multicloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) data. Easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of your data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification, and end-to-end data lineage. Enable data consumers to find valuable, trustworthy data.
Automated data discovery, lineage identification, and data classification
Unified map of your data assets and their relationships for more effective data governance
Glossary with business and technical search terms to aid data discovery
Insights into the location and movement of sensitive data across your entire data estate
Create a unified map of data across your entire data estate
Establish the foundation for effective data governance and usage with Azure Purview Data Map.
- Automate and manage metadata from hybrid sources.
- Classify data using built-in and custom classifiers and Microsoft Information Protection sensitivity labels.
- Label sensitive data consistently across SQL Server, Azure, Microsoft 365, and Power BI.
- Easily integrate all your data systems using Apache Atlas APIs.
Make data easily discoverable
Maximize the business value of data for your data consumers with Azure Purview Data Catalog.
- Make data easily discoverable by using familiar business and technical search terms.
- Eliminate the need for Excel data dictionaries with an enterprise-grade business glossary.
- Understand the origin of your data with interactive data lineage visualization.
- Provide data scientists, engineers, and analysts with the data they need for BI, analytics, AI, and machine learning.
Get a bird’s-eye view of sensitive data
Gain a comprehensive understanding of your data management activities with Azure Purview Data Insights (in preview).
- View your whole data estate and its distribution by asset dimensions such as source type, classification, and file size.
- Get status updates on how many scans succeeded, failed, or were canceled.
- Gain key insights to add or redistribute glossary terms for better search results.
Maximize the business value of SQL Server data
Connect SQL Server to Azure Purview Data Map for automated scanning and data classification.
Get the most out of your Power BI data
Scan your Power BI environment with a few clicks and automatically publish the discovered assets and lineage to Azure Purview Data Map.
Combine analytics and data governance with Azure Synapse Analytics
Link Azure Purview to an Azure Synapse workspace to search and interact with Azure Purview assets from within the Azure Synapse Studio.
Comprehensive security and data compliance, built in
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Pay for only what you use
Azure Purview reduces costs in multiple ways. It helps reduce the need for manual and custom data discovery and classification and eliminates costs for maintaining personal systems and Excel-based solutions. Pay for only what you use. Plus, scan SQL Servers and Power BI tenants at no extra cost.
Get started with Azure Purview
If you don't have an Azure account, sign up free to get instant access and $200 credit.
Sign in to the Azure portal to create an Azure Purview account easily and quickly with this simple quickstart.
Go to the Knowledge Center inside Azure Purview to discover videos and tutorials, and to take a tour of key features inside the Azure Purview Studio.
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Dave Draffin, Azure Cloud and Data Architect, Heathrow Airport
"We've now got technical people and process change people intersecting with our data. It's this crossroad where Azure Purview helps our teams solve our biggest data challenges."
Thomas Asger Hansen, Senior Manager, Enterprise Data and AI, Grundfos
"With Azure Purview, we'll accelerate our ability to track and interpret a wide range of data, which we'll use to create solutions at scale that truly help improve the environment and people's lives."
Filipe Teixeira, Chief Information Officer, illimity
"We chose Azure Purview to help us achieve a higher level of business monitoring and react quickly. With it, we can accelerate how we process data and then make informed decisions as soon as possible."
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Frequently asked questions about Azure Purview
Azure Purview is a fully managed, unified data governance solution to maximize the business value of data. The Azure Purview Data Map enables you to scan and classify data from on-premises and multicloud data sources. This hybrid data can then be effortlessly discovered by everyone using the Azure Purview Data Catalog.
Please see the pricing page for additional details about the costs for Azure Purview.