What Is Azure Databricks?

Learn what Azure Databricks is. Azure Databricks is a fast, easy and collaborative Apache Spark based analytics platform optimized for Azure.

Azure Databricks is a fast, easy and collaborative Apache® Spark™ based analytics platform optimized for Azure. Designed in collaboration with the founders of Apache Spark, Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks and Azure to help customers accelerate innovation with one-click setup; streamlined workflows and an interactive workspace that enables collaboration between data scientists, data engineers, and business analysts.
 
As an Azure service, customers automatically benefit from native integration with other Azure services such as Power BI, SQL Data Warehouse, Cosmos DB as well as from enterprise-grade Azure security, including Active Directory integration, compliance, and enterprise-grade SLAs.