AWS Lake Formation
Build, manage, and secure data lakes in days
Create, administer, and protect data lakes using familiar database-like features quickly.
Simplify security management and governance at scale, and enable fine-grained permissions across your data lake.
Break down data silos and make all data discoverable with a centralized data catalog.
Support organization-wide data accessibility at scale with cross-account data sharing.
How it works
AWS Lake Formation easily creates secure data lakes, making data available for wide-ranging analytics.
Build your data lake in days
Quickly import data from all your data sources, and then describe and manage them in a centralized data catalog.
Secure and govern your data lake at scale
Scale permissions more easily with fine-grained security capabilities, including row- and cell-level permissions and tag-based access control.
Enable self-service analytics across your organization
Centrally manage access to available datasets and apply fine-grained permissions for all data users.
Build data mesh with minimal data movement
Deploy a data mesh or data fabric, or simplify cross-account data sharing in your organization.
How to get started
Create an AWS account
Start creating data lakes with a free account.
Start using AWS Lake Formation
Start building with Lake Formation in the AWS Management Console.
Learn how to build a more robust data lake faster
Follow along to set up and start using Lake Formation.