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Lakehouse, Mesh, and Fabric

James Serra is back in blue:

(NOTE: I have returned to Microsoft and am working as a Solution Architect in Microsoft Industry Solutions, formally known as Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS), where I help customers build solutions on Azure. Contact your Microsoft account executive for more info. That being said: the views and opinions in this blog are mine and not that of Microsoft).

There certainly has been a lot of discussion lately on the topic of Data Lakehouse, Data Mesh, and Data Fabric, and how they compare to the Modern Data Warehouse. There is no clear definition of all these data architectures, and I have created a presentation using my own take that I have been presenting frequently internally at Microsoft and externally to customers and at conferences. Hopefully these presentations, blog posts, and videos can help clarify all these data architectures for you:

Click through for several useful resources to help differentiate these topics.