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Activate Data Lake Analytics

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020

Data Lake Analytics (DLA) is a serverless cloud native interactive query and analytics service. It allows you to use standard SQL statements to analyze data from the following data sources:

To familiarize yourself with DLA, Quick Start uses the data source OSS as an example to describe how to activate DLA, create an OSS table by using the wizard, and execute SQL statements to manage OSS data.


Before you use DLA, you must register an Alibaba Cloud account and complete real-name verification. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, the system prompts you to register an account when you activate DLA.


  1. On the product page of DLA, click Activate Now.

  2. On the Enable Service page, select I agree with Data Lake Analytics Agreement of Service and click Enable Now.