Data volumes are increasing rapidly and with it the insights that can be gained at cloud scales. Azure Databricks enables developers to leverage the combined power of Azure, Delta Lake, and Apache Spark to be able to utilize structured and unstructured data for insights, real-time feedback, and application development. In this session you’ll learn the basics of Azure Databricks, the problems it’s designed to solve, and how it integrates with other Azure services, including Azure Functions, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2, Azure SQL Database.
Ken is a cross-platform cloud architect and recovering polyglot programmer with more than 20 years of experience developing code in C, C#, Java, .NET, and PHP. He is a Microsoft ALM | DevOps Ranger, an Azure MVP, and a member of the Microsoft Azure Advisors. As the Azure & DevOps Practice Lead at Wintellect, Ken is helping companies of all sizes to master DevOps and develop sustainable cloud-scale architectures. When he’s away from the computer, Ken enjoys performing and recording as a session bass player, and working with artists to develop their stage presence.