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Fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform

  • Pros

  • Notebook experience
  • Spark with extras
  • Databricks Delta
  • Strong community & support
  • Hybrid cloud scenarios
  • Cons

  • Steep learning curve for some organizations
  • Not all DevOps tasks are straightforward
  • MS relationship with Databricks unclear

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Endjineers presenting at SQLBits 2020!

Endjineers presenting at SQLBits 2020!

Carmel Eve

Some of our endjineers are presenting at SQLBits in a few weeks time. Be sure to register if you haven't already - it's going to be a great event!
Does Azure Synapse Analytics spell the end for Azure Databricks?

Does Azure Synapse Analytics spell the end for Azure Databricks?

James Broome

Have you or are you about to invest in Azure Databricks? If so, the new Spark offering in Azure Synapse Analytics is likely to have grabbed your attention and rightly so. Why is Microsoft putting yet another Spark offering on the table and what does it mean for you?
Troubleshooting "NotImplemented / Access is denied" error when integrating Azure App Service with Azure Virtual Network (VNet)

Troubleshooting "NotImplemented / Access is denied" error when integrating Azure App Service with Azure Virtual Network (VNet)

Ed Freeman

Are you configuring your Azure App Service to use a VNet? The regional VNet integration for an Azure App Service is a preview feature, and so comes with some quirks. One of the documented limitations of this preview feature is that "The feature is only available from newer App Service scale units that support PremiumV2 App Service plans." This has interesting implications as to how you need to deploy your App Service, otherwise you could end up with a rather perplexing pattern of errors. Read about how we came about this error, and how we ended up fixing it.