Feature Store

Advantages

1. Centralization

  • Centralized storage for features
  • No more features fractured all around your data lake

2. Always up to date

  • Thanks to centralized storage and clever use of orchestration, features are always up to date and ready for modeling and reporting

3. Data Democratization

  • Metadata are automatically saved to metadata table which helps data democratization
  • Metadata are defined in code along with features therefore code is self documenting

4. Performance

  • If you follow best practices for defining features and use orchestration in proper way you get significant performance gain