Medallion architecture: best practices for managing Bronze, Silver and Gold

Piethein Strengholt
10 min readJan 13, 2023

Many of my clients employ a Medallion structure to logically arrange data in a Lakehouse. They process incoming data through various stages or layers. The most recognized layout, illustrated below, incorporates Bronze, Silver, and Gold layers, thus the term “Medallion architecture” is used.

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Piethein Strengholt

Hands-on data management professional. Working @Microsoft.