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What is a Storage Layer / Object Store?

Last updated Sep 7, 2022 - Edit Source

A storage layer or object storage are services from the three big cloud providers, AWS S3, Azure Blob Storage, and Google Cloud Storage. The web user interface is easy to use. Its features are very basic, where, in fact, these object stores store distributed files exceptionally well. They are also highly configurable, with solid security and reliability built-in.

You can build on with Data Lake File Format or Data Lake Table Format. Read more on our  Data Lake and Lakehouse Guide.