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Beginning in November, Azure Databricks customers have an additional option for SQL compute, with Azure Databricks SQL Pro, which provides enhanced performance and integration features.
Unity Catalog is a unified and fine-grained governance solution for all data assets in your Lakehouse.
Azure Databricks, a data analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform, is now generally available in West US 3.
Serverless SQL for Azure Databricks provides instant compute to users for their BI and SQL workloads without waiting for clusters to start up or scale out.
Sweden Central and West Central US regions added to Azure Databricks.
Build reliable, maintainable, and testable data processing pipelines with Delta Live Tables.
Access unused Azure compute capacity at discounted rates using Spot VMs on Azure Databricks
Announcing the general availability of the Power BI connector for Azure Databricks, for Power BI Service and Power BI Desktop 2.85.681.0.
DoD Impact Level 5 (IL5) on Azure Government further validates security and compliance for Azure Databricks.
The availability of Azure Databricks in China enables global enterprises to provide a consistent experience for customers in this region.
Azure Databricks is now available in US Gov Arizona and US Gov Virginia regions.
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 is now available in the Swiss Azure datacenters which marks another milestone on the way to digitize Switzerland
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.
Effective September 1, 2020 Azure Databricks Meters will have a name change.
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 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 Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.
Apache Spark is now accessible to the .NET developer ecosystem with .NET for Apache Spark.
Managed MLflow is now generally available on Azure Databricks and will use Azure Machine Learning to track the full ML lifecycle.
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