Manage fine-grained data lake access permissions using familiar database-like features.
Simplify security management and governance for your users at scale.
Quickly gain deeper insights from data securely shared with internal and external users.
Monitor your data access and help achieve compliance with comprehensive data auditing.
How it works
AWS Lake Formation centralizes permissions management of your data and makes it easier to share across your organization and externally.
Manage permissions using familiar database-like features
Centralize permissions management for data resources, including databases and tables, from one place in the AWS Glue Data Catalog.
Govern and help secure your data at scale
Scale permissions across your users by setting attributes on data and applying attribute permissions.
Simplify data sharing inside and outside your organization
Encourage innovation by allowing users to quickly find, appropriately access, and share data with confidence in accordance with your goals and policies.
Monitor access and improve compliance with auditing
Proactively address data challenges and protect your business with comprehensive data-access auditing.
How to get started
Create an AWS account
Start creating data lakes today.
Start using Lake Formation
Get started with Lake Formation in the AWS Management Console.
Centralize and manage permissions
Learn how to set up and start using Lake Formation.