A data platform is a central location in which to store all your data, regardless of its source or format. The data can be structured, semi structure or unstructured. Because of the growing variety and volume of data, data platform is emerging and powerful architectural approach for big data.
Data platform must have ability to store raw data, ability to store all types data, and flexible – unlimited ways to query the data. Data platform makes democratized access to data via a single, unified view of data across the organization.
Data platform is becoming more and more central to enterprise data strategies. It can be best address today’s data realities: much greater data volumes and varieties, higher expectations from users, and the rapid globalization of economies.