Azure Databricks

Azure Databricks is a fully managed Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform.

Apache Spark, is an open source, unified analytics engine built for big data and machine learning. The founders of Apache Spark designed Databricks to integrate with Azure to provide simple setup, workflows and an interactive workspace to enable collaboration between business analysts, data engineers and data scientists to explore and visualize data.

If you’re interested in implementing Azure Databricks into your BI solution

What can you do with Azure Databricks?

Data warehousing

Build a fast, simple, and scalable data warehouse that eliminates the need to invest in costly ETL pipelines and scales on- demand, revolutionizing the way data teams analyze their data sets

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Machine Learning

Databricks provides a unified analytics platform that unifies data science, engineering and business with an extensive library of machine learning algorithms, interactive notebooks to build and train

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IoT Analytics

Find actionable insights by collecting and analyzing high-velocity sensor and time-series data in real-time.

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Why Choose Azure Databricks?

Fast

A new Apache Spark environment can be launched in minutes and integrate with other Azure services

Scalable

Instantly scale up or down to either reducing costs or gain extra capacity whenr equired.

Secure

Your data and business are protected with Azure Active Directory integration, allowing for role-based control and peace of mind. User permissions also enables secure access to Databricks notebooks, clusters, jobs and data.

Flexible

Choose from several languages such as  Python, Scala, R and SQL.

What features are available with Azure Databricks?
Collaborative

An interactive workspace enables data engineers, data scientists, and business users to collaborate and comment on shared projects as a team.

Integration with Azure and Power BI

Integrate with a wide variety of data stores and services such as Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Event Hubs, and Azure Data Factory. Enable single sign-on with Azure AD to unlock role-based controls. Discover and share your insights quickly and easily by connecting to Azure Databricks with Power BI.

Optimized for Machine Learning

Build, train, and deploy AI models using GPU-enabled clusters. Machine learning comes  preinstalled and preconfigured with deep learning frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, Keras, and XGBoost.

Support for multiple languages and libraries

Azure Databricks supports languages such as Python, Scala, R, and SQL so you can use your existing skills to start building and leverage a comprehensive set of analytics technologies including SQL, Streaming, MLlib, and GraphX.