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November 2022

Nov 1

Generally available: Azure Databricks SQL Pro

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

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August 2022

Aug 31

Generally available: Unity Catalog for Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Unity Catalog is a unified and fine-grained governance solution for all data assets in your Lakehouse.

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  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
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Aug 10

Generally available: Azure Databricks in West US 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks, a data analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform, is now generally available in West US 3.

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Aug 8

Public preview: Serverless SQL for Azure Databricks

IN PREVIEW

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.

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  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

June 2022

Jun 8

General availability: Azure Databricks available in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Sweden Central and West Central US regions added to Azure Databricks.

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April 2022

Apr 11

Generally available: Azure Databricks Delta Live Tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Build reliable, maintainable, and testable data processing pipelines with Delta Live Tables.

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  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

May 2021

May 25

Spot Virtual Machines are now generally available on Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Access unused Azure compute capacity at discounted rates using Spot VMs on Azure Databricks

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February 2021

Feb 26

Power BI Connector for Azure Databricks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of the Power BI connector for Azure Databricks, for Power BI Service and Power BI Desktop 2.85.681.0.

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  • Features
Feb 11

Azure Databricks Achieves DoD Impact Level 5 (IL5) on Microsoft Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

DoD Impact Level 5 (IL5) on Azure Government further validates security and compliance for Azure Databricks.

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  • Compliance

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • Features

August 2020

Aug 4

Azure Databricks Meters

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

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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.

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  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
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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.

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  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
  • 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
  • Open Source
  • Services
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.

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