Fast, easy and collaborative Apache SparkTM based analytics service
Big data analytics and AI with optimised Apache Spark
Unlock insights from all your data and build artificial intelligence (AI) solutions with Azure Databricks, set up your Apache Spark™ environment in minutes, autoscale, and collaborate on shared projects in an interactive workspace. Azure Databricks supports Python, Scala, R, Java and SQL, as well as data science frameworks and libraries including TensorFlow, PyTorch and scikit-learn.
Apache Spark™ is a trademark of the Apache Software Foundation.
Reliable data engineering
Large-scale data processing for batch and streaming workloads
Analytics for all your data
Enable analytics for the most complete and recent data
Collaborative data science
Simplify and accelerate data science on large datasets
Rooted in open source
Fast, optimised Apache Spark environment
Start quickly with an optimised Apache Spark environment
Azure Databricks provides the latest versions of Apache Spark and allows you to seamlessly integrate with open source libraries. Spin up clusters and build quickly in a fully managed Apache Spark environment with the global scale and availability of Azure. Clusters are set up, configured and fine-tuned to ensure reliability and performance without the need for monitoring. Take advantage of autoscaling and auto-termination to improve total cost of ownership (TCO).Read Azure Databricks documentation
Boost productivity with a shared workspace and common languages
Collaborate effectively on shared projects using the interactive workspace and notebook experience, whether you’re a data engineer, data scientist or business analyst. Build with your choice of language, including Python, Scala, R and SQL. Get easy version control of notebooks with GitHub and Azure DevOps.Learn how to create an Azure Databricks workspace
Turbocharge machine learning on big data
Access advanced automated machine learning capabilities using the integrated Azure Machine Learning to quickly identify suitable algorithms and hyperparameters. Simplify management, monitoring and updating of machine learning models deployed from the cloud to the edge. Azure Machine Learning also provides a central registry for your experiments, machine learning pipelines and models.Watch a webinar on Azure Databricks and Azure Machine Learning
Get high-performance modern data warehousing
Combine data at any scale and get insights through analytical dashboards and operational reports. Automate data movement using Azure Data Factory, then load data into Azure Data Lake Storage, transform and clean it using Azure Databricks and make it available for analytics using Azure Synapse Analytics. Modernise your data warehouse in the cloud for unmatched levels of performance and scalability.Learn about cloud scale analytics on Azure
Key service capabilities
Optimised spark engine
Simple data processing on autoscaling infrastructure, powered by highly optimised Apache Spark™ for up to 50x performance gains.
Machine learning run time
One-click access to preconfigured machine learning environments for augmented machine learning with state-of-the-art and popular frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow and scikit-learn.
Track and share experiments, reproduce runs and manage models collaboratively from a central repository.
Choice of language
Use your preferred language, including Python, Scala, R, Spark SQL and .Net – whether you use serverless or provisioned compute resources.
Quickly access and explore data, find and share new insights, and build models collaboratively with the languages and tools of your choice.
Bring data reliability and scalability to your existing data lake with an open-source transactional storage layer designed for the full data lifecycle.
Native integrations with Azure services
Complete your end-to-end analytics and machine learning solution with deep integration with Azure services such as Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Machine Learning and Power BI.
Enable seamless collaboration between data scientists, data engineers and business analysts.
Effortless native security protects your data where it lives and creates compliant, private and isolated analytics workspaces across thousands of users and datasets.
Run and scale your most mission-critical data workloads with confidence on a trusted data platform, with ecosystem integrations for CI/CD and monitoring.
Learn more from solution architecture examples
Get insights from live-streaming data with ease. Capture data continuously from any IoT device, or logs from website clickstreams, and process it in near-real time.
Transform your data into actionable insights using best-in-class machine learning tools. This architecture allows you to combine any data at any scale, and to build and deploy custom machine-learning models at scale.
Accelerate and manage your end-to-end machine learning lifecycle with Azure Databricks, MLflow and Azure Machine Learning to build, share, deploy and manage machine learning applications.
Data security and privacy are non-negotiable
Secure, monitor, and manage your data and analytics solutions with a wide range of industry-leading security and compliance features.
Use single-sign-on and Azure Active Directory integration to enable data professionals to spend more time discovering insights.
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Frequently asked questions about Azure Databricks
The Azure Databricks SLA guarantees 99.95 per cent availability.
A Databricks unit, or DBU, is a unit of processing capability per hour, billed on per-second usage.
A data engineering workload is a job that automatically starts and terminates the cluster on which it runs. For example, a workload may be triggered by the Azure Databricks job scheduler, which launches an Apache Spark cluster solely for the job and automatically terminates the cluster after the job has been completed.
The data analytics workload isn’t automated. For example, commands within Azure Databricks notebooks run on Apache Spark clusters until they’re manually terminated. Multiple users can share a cluster to analyse it collaboratively.
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Try Azure Databricks for 14 days
Take advantage of full Azure product integration, enterprise-grade performance and SLA support with your trial. With free Databricks Units, only pay for virtual machines you use.
Try with an Azure pay-as-you-go account
Create an Azure pay-as-you-go account and get free Databricks Units. Pay only for the virtual machines you use, with no upfront commitments. Cancel at any time.
Try with an existing Azure account
Sign in to the Azure portal with your existing Azure account to get started. Get free Databricks Units and only pay for the virtual machines you use.