Intended audience - AWS Lake Formation

Intended audience

The following table lists the roles that are used in this AWS Lake Formation JDBC tutorial.

Role Description
IAM administrator A user who can create AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) users and roles and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) buckets. Has the AdministratorAccess AWS managed policy.
Data lake administrator A 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 A user who can run queries against the data lake. Has only enough permissions to run queries.
Workflow role A role with the required IAM policies to run a workflow.

For information about prerequisites for completing the tutorial, see JDBC tutorial prerequisites.