Intended audience - AWS Lake Formation

Intended audience

The following table lists the roles used in this tutorial to create a data lake.

Intended audience
Role Description
IAM Administrator User who can create IAM users and roles and Amazon S3 buckets. Has the AdministratorAccess AWS managed policy.
Data lake administrator User who can access the data catalog, create databases, and grant Lake Formation permissions to other users. Has fewer IAM permissions than the IAM administrator, but enough to administer the data lake.
Data analyst User who can run queries against the data lake. Has only enough permissions to run queries.
Workflow role Role with the required IAM policies to run a workflow.