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Getting Started with Databricks – Making Big Data Simple

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The Databricks unified analytics platform makes working with Apache Spark and dig data simple. Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks and Azure to help customer accelerate innovation with one-click set up, streamlined workflows, and an interactive workspace that enables collaboration between data scientists, data engineers, and business analysts.

In this session you will see how to deploy the Azure Databricks workspace and build data engineering pipelines which consume both regular and streaming datasets. You’ll also see how to display visuals in Databricks – and how to connect Power BI to take those visuals even further.

About the speaker: Regan Murphy
Regan works as a Software Engineer with the worldwide Commercial Software Engineering team at Microsoft. Regan is currently working with technologies spanning from Big Data to Dockerization/Containerization to Blockchain.