Introduction to Atlas ADLS Extractor

The Atlas metadata extractor, adls-extractor, for Azure Data Lake Storage is a stand-alone application that you can run on the Atlas host as needed to provide comprehensive metadata for data assets stored in ADLS Gen2.

The adls-extractor reads metadata relevant for Atlas from ADLS artifacts like blobs, directories, containers, storage accounts and publishes them to Atlas.

In order for extraction to function, the following prerequisites must be met:

To perform the extraction follow Running ADLS Metadata Extractor.

Once the extraction process is completed, you must verify the data that has been published to Atlas. For more information, see Verifying Atlas for the extracted data.