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Microsoft Azure Purview OverviewUNIXBusinessApplication

Microsoft Azure Purview is #5 ranked solution in Data Governance tools. IT Central Station users give Microsoft Azure Purview an average rating of 10 out of 10. Microsoft Azure Purview is most commonly compared to Collibra Governance: Microsoft Azure Purview vs Collibra Governance. The top industry researching this solution is Computer Software Company, accounting for 23% of all views.
What is Microsoft Azure Purview?

Azure Purview is a unified data governance service that helps you manage and govern your on-premises, multicloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) data. Easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of your data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification, and end-to-end data lineage. Empower data consumers to find valuable, trustworthy data.

Microsoft Azure Purview is also known as MS Azure Purview.

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Kelly Broekstra
Solution Specialist at LobsterPot Solutions
Real User
Top 20
Integrates very well with Azure technologies, has a good interface and is reasonably priced

Pros and Cons

  • "Has a good interface and is reasonably priced."
  • "There are some limitations with regard to the lineage of data from different parts of the system."

What is our primary use case?

We're building a new system from scratch for our clients and wanted to include the data governance. Their solution is hosted in Azure and it seemed logical to go with something that fits with that. I'm a solution specialist and we are partners with Microsoft. 

What is most valuable?

Purview has a pretty good interface and I'm satisfied with what the solution does and the price it's being sold at. It integrates well with Azure technologies. 

What needs improvement?

There are some limitations to the solution with regard to the lineage of data from different systems. I can see that everything works well, but if we start bringing in data from other systems not hosted in Azure the solution won't know whether it fits in the lineage space. Unfortunately, the solution only integrates with Microsoft Azure technologies so there is potentially some improvement that could be made in that area. In this case, we're lucky that the client has everything in Azure. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I've only been using this solution for a couple of months. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We currently have four Purview users. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very easy, that's part of the appeal. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Purview is reasonably priced and considerably less than most of its competitors.

What other advice do I have?

I'm aware that the solution has some limitations, but that doesn't affect us in this case. If we do eventually need some features that are lacking, then we can look at other alternatives.

I rate the solution nine out of 10. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: partner
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