Azure Data Share

A simple and safe service for sharing big data

Easily share data on your terms

Share data from multiple sources with other organizations. Easily control what you share, who receives your data, and the terms of use. Data Share provides full visibility into your data sharing relationships with a user-friendly interface. Share data in just a few clicks, or build your own application using the REST API.

Serverless code-free data sharing service that requires no infrastructure setup or management

Intuitive interface to govern all your data sharing relationships

Automated data sharing processes for productivity and predictability

Secure data sharing service that uses underlying Azure security measures

Easily share data the way you want

Share data with other organizations in just a few clicks. There’s no infrastructure to set up or manage, no SAS keys are required, and sharing is all code-free. You control data access and set terms of use aligned with your enterprise policies.

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Govern your data shares for safer sharing

Easily and efficiently track and manage your data sharing relationships using an intuitive, user-friendly interface. See who you have shared data with and when the data is accepted. Stop future updates from flowing through at any time.

Expand analytical datasets for enhanced insights

Combine internal data with partner data to get deeper insights. Accept and receive shared data in Azure Blob or Data Lake storage to use it for analytics. Immediately prepare, transform, and enrich your data using Azure Data Factory for data integration. Then, run powerful analytics with SQL Data Warehouse.

Data Share security

  • Data Share uses underlying Azure security measures to help protect your data.
  • Control access at the account resource level to help ensure only authorized users can access the data.
  • Data is encrypted in transit, and metadata is encrypted at rest and in transit.
  • Data Share uses managed identities for Azure resources and integrates with Azure Active Directory (AAD) to manage credentials and permissions.

Only pay for what you use

Pay as you go with no upfront costs, no infrastructure to set up, and no server to provision.

Get started with Data Share

Get a 200 USD credit to explore any Azure service for 30 days with the Azure free account.
Read tutorials and guides in the Data Share documentation.
Start sharing data from the Azure portal.

Documentation and resources

Data Share overview

Learn how Data Share helps organizations easily share data.

Share data

Follow a tutorial to share data from Blob or Data Lake storage.

Accept and receive data

Learn how to accept and receive data.

SQL-based sharing

Snapshot-based sharing of tables and views from Azure SQL Data Warehouse or Azure SQL Database.

Frequently asked questions about Azure Data Share

  • Data Share supports cross-tenant data sharing in Azure Blob and Data Lake storage. Data Share will support more Azure data services in the future.
  • Data Share currently supports sharing structured data sets.
  • Azure Data is kept up to date with incremental snapshots.

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