Aspect Data Mesh Data Lake
Data Organization Distributed into data domains Centralized repository
Data Ownership Owned by data domains Shared ownership
Scalability Efficient and scalable Scalable but can lead to bottlenecks
Data Governance Improved due to domain ownership Complex and challenging
Data Quality Better control and assurance May suffer from quality issues
Data Discoverability Enhanced through metadata catalogs Can be challenging without metadata
Implementation More complex Simpler to set up initially
Performance Faster due to the distributed nature Slower retrieval of specific data