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December 2020

Dec 10

Azure Databricks now generally available in the Azure China region

NOW AVAILABLE

The availability of Azure Databricks in China enables global enterprises to provide a consistent experience for customers in this region.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
Dec 7

Azure Databricks now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now available in US Gov Arizona and US Gov Virginia regions.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters

November 2020

Nov 25

Azure Databricks Achieves FedRAMP High Authorization on Microsoft Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

With this certification, customers can now use Azure Databricks to process the U.S. government’s most sensitive, unclassified data in cloud computing environments, including data that involves the protection of life and financial assets.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Compliance

October 2020

Oct 28

Azure Databricks now available in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now available in the Swiss Azure datacenters which marks another milestone on the way to digitize Switzerland

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters

September 2020

Sep 22

Accelerate analytics and AI workloads with Photon powered Delta Engine on Azure Databricks

IN PREVIEW

Photon powered Delta Engine is a 100% Apache Spark-compatible vectorized query engine designed to take advantage of modern CPU architecture for extremely fast parallel processing of data.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

August 2020

Aug 4

Azure Databricks Meters

Effective September 1, 2020 Azure Databricks Meters will have a name change.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services

June 2020

Jun 9

Azure Databricks is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Databricks is now available in preview to Azure Government customers in the US Gov Virginia and Arizona regions. Azure Databricks provides a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark™-based analytics platform as a fully managed service. It helps you increase your developer productivity, automatically scales with your most demanding workloads, and enables enterprise-grade security that’s easy to use on Azure.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source

January 2020

Jan 22

Azure Databricks Is now HITRUST certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now certified for the HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF®), the most widely coveted security accreditation for the healthcare industry. With this certification, health care customers can now use volumes of clinical data to drive innovation using Azure Databricks, without any worry about security and risk.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source

August 2019

Aug 7

Azure Databricks Unit pre-purchase plan is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Pricing & Offerings

April 2019

Apr 24

.NET for Apache Spark™ is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Apache Spark is now accessible to the .NET developer ecosystem with .NET for Apache Spark.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Open Source
Apr 24

Managed MLflow and Managed Delta Lake on Azure Databricks are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Managed MLflow is now generally available on Azure Databricks and will use Azure Machine Learning to track the full ML lifecycle.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Open Source

September 2018

Sep 26

Stream Analytics: Output partitioning to Blob storage by custom date and time formats

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics users can now partition output to Azure Blob storage based on custom date and time formats.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • HDInsight
  • Features
Sep 24

Azure Active Directory conditional access in Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks now supports Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) conditional access, which allows administrators to control where and when users are permitted to sign in to Azure Databricks. Some of the common concerns this addresses include restricted sign-in access, limited network location access, managing the type of device access as well as restricted access to client applications.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Key Vault support with Azure Databricks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Databricks now supports Azure Key Vault backed secret scope. With this, Azure Databricks now supports two types of secret scopes—Azure Key Vault-backed and Databricks-backed.

  • Key Vault
  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure SQL Data Warehouse streaming support in Azure Databricks.

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL Data Warehouse connector now offers efficient and scalable structured streaming write support for SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Databricks is available in Japan, Canada, India, and Australia

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now generally available in additional regions—Japan, Canada, India, Australia Central and Australia Central 2. With these additions, Azure Databricks is now available in 24 regions.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 24

Azure Databricks Delta now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The delta feature is now available in preview at no additional cost in the premium SKU of Azure Databricks. With delta, customers get better data reliability, improved performance for their jobs and queries, and opportunity to simplify their data pipelines. Delta is a transactional storage layer in Azure Databricks. With delta, we're enabling customers to simplify building high performance analytics solution at scale using Azure Databricks and get better reliability and higher performance on Spark jobs and queries.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
Sep 6

Azure SQL Data Warehouse enables streaming solutions with Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) customers can build near real-time analytics solutions with tighter integration with Azure Databricks.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • Services

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