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Activate DLA

Last Updated: Dec 16, 2019


Data Lake Analytics (DLA) is a serverless, in-cloud interactive query and analysis service. DLA allows you to run standard SQL statements to analyze different types of data, including but not limited to:

Taking using DLA to analyze OSS data as an example, Quick Start describes how to activate DLA, initialize the password of the DLA primary database account, create OSS schemas, create OSS tables, and run SQL statements. In this way, it helps you understand how to use DLA.


Before using Alibaba Cloud DLA, you must have registered an Alibaba Cloud account and performed real-name authentication for the account. If you have no Alibaba Cloud account yet, the system asks you to register an account when you activate DLA.


  1. Choose Data Lake Analytics Details > Activate Now.


  2. On the Service Activation Notification page, click Activate DLA Service.

  3. On the Cloud Product Activation page, select I have read and agree with the Data Lake Analytics Service Agreement, and then click Activate Now.

Next step

Initialize the password of the DLA primary database account