AWS + Databricks – Developer Day Events

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Every enterprise today wants to accelerate innovation by building AI into their business. However, most companies struggle with preparing large datasets for analytics, managing the proliferation of ML frameworks, and moving models in development to production. AWS and Databricks are presenting a series of Dev Day events where we will cover best practices for enterprises […]

Databricks and Tableau Lean In to Improve BI User Experience

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Since 2014, Tableau and Databricks have partnered to improve the speed and user experience of visualizing massive data sets. This is a natural partnership – Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform while Tableau provides a highly popular interactive visualization tool. This year, Tableau won the Databricks Partner Innovation Award for our shared effort in creating […]

High-Performance Modern Data Warehousing with Azure Databricks and Azure SQL DW

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As organizations move to the cloud, the architecture for a Modern Data Warehouse (MDW) allows a new level of performance and scalability.  A modern data warehouse enables bringing together data at any scale easily, and to get insights through analytical dashboards, operational reports, or advanced analytics.  But what does an MDW look like? The following […]

Apparate: Managing Libraries in Databricks with CI/CD

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This is a guest blog from Hanna Torrence, Data Scientist at ShopRunner. Introduction As leveraging data becomes a more vital component of organizations’ tech stacks, it becomes increasingly important for data teams to make use of software engineering best-practices. The Databricks platform provides excellent tools for exploratory Apache Spark workflows in notebooks as well as […]

MongoDB Atlas: Connector for Apache Spark now Officially Certified for Azure Databricks

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This is a guest blog from our partners at MongoDBBryan Reinero and Dana Groce We are happy to announce that the MongoDB Connector for Apache Spark is now officially certified for Azure Databricks. MongoDB Atlas users can integrate Spark and MongoDB in the cloud for advanced analytics and machine learning workloads by using the MongoDB […]

MLflow v0.7.0 Features New R API by RStudio

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Today, we’re excited to announce MLflow v0.7.0, released with new features, including a new MLflow R client API contributed by RStudio. A testament to MLflow’s design goal of an open platform with adoption in the community, RStudio’s contribution extends the MLflow platform to a larger R community of data scientists who use RStudio and R […]

By Customer Demand: Databricks and Snowflake Integration

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Written By: Bill Chambers and Harsha Kapre Today, we are proud to announce a partnership between Snowflake and Databricks that will help our customers further unify Big Data and AI by providing an optimized, production-grade integration between Snowflake’s built for the cloud-built data warehouse and Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform. Over the course of the last […]

Sharing R Notebooks using RMarkdown

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At Databricks, we are thrilled to announce the integration of RStudio with the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform. You can try it out now with this RMarkdown notebook (Rmd | HTML) or visit us at www.databricks.com/rstudio. IntroductionDatabricks Unified Analytics Platform now supports RStudio Server (press release). Users often ask if they can move notebooks between RStudio and Databricks workspace using RMarkdown […]

Announcing RStudio and Databricks Integration

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At Databricks, we are thrilled to announce the integration of RStudio with the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform. You can try it out now at with this notebook (Rmd | HTML) or visit us at www.databricks.com/rstudio. For R practitioners looking at scaling out R-based advanced analytics to big data, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform that […]

Azure Databricks, industry-leading analytics platform powered by Apache Spark™

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The confluence of cloud, data, and AI is driving unprecedented change. The ability to utilize data and turn it into breakthrough insights is foundational to innovation today. Our goal is to empower organizations to unleash the power of data and reimagine possibilities that will improve our world. To enable this journey, we are excited to […]