The Future of Data Architecture: Has the Data Warehouse Had Its Day?


Data warehouse, data lake, data lakehouse: Which data architecture works best for the data-driven enterprise is the subject of ongoing debate. Data-driven companies need a modern, future-proof data architecture that meets their flexibility requirements. This study seeks to identify today’s most promising data architecture and data modeling approaches.

The study explores the following questions

  • Which approaches to data architecture are currently seen as promising?
  • Are classic data architecture concepts such as data warehouse, data lake and data lakehouse viable for the future?
  • What works best for today’s needs?

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The study is based on a worldwide online survey of 268 companies.

Click here to see the infographic based on the survey findings.

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Authors: Jacqueline Bloemen & Timm Grosser

Published: September 20th, 2022

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