BigLake is a storage engine that unifies data warehouses and lakes by enabling BigQuery and open source frameworks like Spark to access data with fine-grained access control. BigLake provides accelerated query performance across multi-cloud storage and open formats such as Apache Iceberg.
Freedom of choice
Unlock analytics on distributed data regardless where and how it’s stored, while choosing the best analytics tools, open source or cloud native over a single copy of data.
Secure and performant data lakes
Fine-grained access control across open source engines like Apache Spark, Presto and Trino, and open formats such as Parquet. Performant queries over data lakes powered by BigQuery.
Unified governance & management at scale
Integrates with Dataplex to provide management at scale, including logical data organization, centralized policy & metadata management, quality and lifecycle management for consistency across distributed data.
"As a rapidly growing e-commerce company, we have seen rapid growth in data. BigLake allows us to unlock the value of data lakes by enabling access control on our views while providing a unified interface to our users and keeping data storage costs low. This in turn allows quicker analysis on our datasets by our users."
Introduction to BigLake
Introduce BigLake concepts and learn what it can do for you to simplify your analytics experience.
Getting started with BigLake
Learn how to create and manage BigLake tables, query a BigLake table through BigQuery or other open source engines using connectors.