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---+ Data Governance and Metadata framework for Hadoop
---++ Overview
Atlas is a scalable and extensible set of core foundational governance services enabling
enterprises to effectively and efficiently meet their compliance requirements within Hadoop and
allows integration with the whole enterprise data ecosystem.
---++ Features
---+++ Data Classification
* Import or define taxonomy business-oriented annotations for data
* Define, annotate, and automate capture of relationships between data sets and underlying elements including source, target, and derivation processes
* Export metadata to third-party systems
---+++ Centralized Auditing
* Capture security access information for every application, process, and interaction with data
* Capture the operational information for execution, steps, and activities
---+++ Search & Lineage (Browse)
* Pre-defined navigation paths to explore the data classification and audit information
* Text-based search features locates relevant data and audit event across Data Lake quickly and accurately
* Browse visualization of data set lineage allowing users to drill-down into operational, security, and provenance related information
---+++ Security & Policy Engine
* Rationalize compliance policy at runtime based on data classification schemes, attributes and roles.
* Advanced definition of policies for preventing data derivation based on classification (i.e. re-identification) Prohibitions
* Column and Row level masking based on cell values and attibutes.
---++ Getting Started
* [[InstallationSteps][Install Steps]]
* [[QuickStart][Quick Start Guide]]
---++ Documentation
* [[Architecture][High Level Architecture]]
* [[TypeSystem][Type System]]
* [[Repository][Metadata Repository]]
* [[Search][Search]]
* [[security][Security]]
* [[Configuration][Configuration]]
* Notification
* [[Notification-Entity][Entity Notification]]
* Bridges
* [[Bridge-Hive][Hive Bridge]]
* [[HighAvailability][Fault Tolerance And High Availability Options]]
---++ API Documentation
* <a href="api/rest.html">REST API Documentation</a>
---+ Licensing Information
Atlas is distributed under [[][Apache License 2.0]].