Metadata refers to a set of data that describes and gives information about other data.
The purpose of this project is instituting TRUE Data Governance from Metadata.
It supports organizations to build a catalog of their data assets, classify and govern these assets by providing governance capabilities and open metadata management and also, supports data scientists, analysts and the data governance team by providing collaboration capabilities around these data assets.
It provides metadata services for Hive, Ranger, Sqoop, Storm/Kafka(limited support), Falcon(limited support)
Knowledge store that leverages existing Hadoop metastores
Data life-cycle management
Security Policy engine