Getting started with Apache Spark on Azure Databricks

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Data is growing at an astounding rate, with an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes being created everyday. Data analysts predict that by 2020, the world’s collected data will quadruple. In the sea of all this data, we are continually exploring new ways of analyzing and interpreting data in a way that’s productive, meaningful and insightful.


Designed in collaboration with the original founders of Apache® Spark™, Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks and Microsoft Azure to help customers accelerate innovation with streamlined workflows, an interactive workspace and one-click set up. Azure Databricks is an analytics engine built for large scale data processing that enables collaboration between data scientists, data engineers and business analysts.




Read more about it in the Azure blog.

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