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Databricks Brings Data Science, Engineering Together with New Workspace

Jun 25, 2020 |

Data scientists and software engineers work in different ways and use different tools. But both personas will feel more comfortable developing applications in the new version of Databricks Data Science Workspace, which the company unveiled today at Spark + AI Summit. Read more…

Databricks Cranks Delta Lake Performance, Nabs Redash for SQL Viz

Jun 24, 2020 |

Today at its Spark + AI Summit, Databricks unveiled Delta Engine, a new layer in its Delta Lake cloud offering that uses several techniques to significantly accelerate the performance of SQL queries. Read more…

Migrating business-critical data to the cloud is not an option in today’s challenging economy

Jun 8, 2020 |

In recent months, the advantages of moving your big data to the cloud have become obvious. Organizations provided their workforce with remote capabilities and access to data from locations around the globe. Read more…

Will Databricks Build the First Enterprise AI Platform?

Dec 2, 2019 |

Ali Ghodsi might have one of the best jobs in technology right now. As the CEO of Databricks, Ghodsi just completed an oversubscribed $400 million round of funding that gave the company a $6.2 billion valuation. Read more…

A Cloud Twist to the Farm-to-Table Movement

Aug 27, 2019 |

Mail-order services, or what a cloud-enabled industry calls “subscription box” services, have become all the rage for everything from fine wine to pet food. Consumers can also order Kansas City steaks online, but a partnership between a startup and Microsoft has yielded a data-driven approach to subscription box sales that allows one entrepreneur to better track beef, poultry and pork shipments, determine which of the 21 different varieties are selling and how quickly they go from freezer to dinner table. Read more…

Databricks Offers Something for Everybody with AutoML Solution

Aug 20, 2019 |

Databricks today took the covers off a new automated machine learning solution that promises to reduce the amount of manual coding required to develop predictive applications. But while other AutoML solutions tend to focus on core data science aspects of predictive apps, like model selection and hyperparameter tuning, Databricks new offering is designed to be used by a broad swath of personas to automate a range of data science and engineering activities, from data prep to production deployment. Read more…

Databricks Donates Delta Code to Open Source

Apr 24, 2019 |

Databricks today announced that it’s open sourcing the code behind Databricks Delta, the Apache Spark-based product it designed to help keep data neat and clean as it flows from sources into its cloud-based analytics environment. Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apr 3, 2019 |

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. Read more…

A Decade Later, Apache Spark Still Going Strong

Mar 8, 2019 |

Don’t look now but Apache Spark is about to turn 10 years old. The open source project began quietly at UC Berkeley in 2009 before emerging as an open source project in 2010. Read more…

Databricks Open Sources MLflow to Simplify Machine Learning Lifecycle

Jun 5, 2018 |

Databricks today unveiled MLflow, a new open source project that aims to provide some standardization to the complex processes that data scientists oversee during the course of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models. Read more…

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