11 Best Practices for Migrating to a Cloud Data Lake

Data lakes have become the primary place where business data lands. That’s because they give organizations a single, consolidated repository for all data and data formats, so powerful business insights can be efficiently mined, understood and acted upon.

But now, many organizations that initially deployed local data lakes are realizing a cloud-based data lake can give them an irresistible blend of benefits—such as a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), better performance, and improved usability and manageability—that’s unattainable with their on-premise approach.

The business case for migrating from an on-premise data lake to a cloud data lake is a strong one. But migration doesn’t, however, come without its fair share of worries.

We can help. Here are 11 best practices you can follow to help ensure a more successful, streamlined and seamless data lake migration to the cloud.

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