Developer tools and guidance

Learn about tools and guidance you can use to work with Databricks resources and data and to develop Databricks applications.


Use this section when you want to…


Authenticate with Databricks from your tools, scripts, and apps. You must authenticate with Databricks before you can work with Databricks resources and data.


Connect to Databricks using Databricks Connect with popular integrated development environments (IDEs) such as Visual Studio Code, PyCharm, IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, RStudio, and JupyterLab, as well as Databricks IDE plugins.


Automate Databricks from code libraries written for popular languages such as Python, Java, Go, and R.

SQL connectors/drivers

Run SQL commands on Databricks from code written in popular languages such as Python, Go, JavaScript, and TypeScript. Connect tools and clients to Databricks through ODBC and JDBC connections.

SQL tools

Run SQL commands and scripts in Databricks by using the Databricks SQL CLI, the Databricks Driver for SQLTools, and popular tools such as DataGrip, DBeaver, and SQL Workbench/J.

Databricks CLI

Access Databricks functionality using the Databricks command-line interface (CLI).


Use Databricks Utilities from within notebooks to do things such as work with object storage efficiently, chain and parameterize notebooks, and work with sensitive credential information.

Databricks Asset Bundles

Implement industry-standard development, testing, and deployment best practices for your Databricks data and AI projects using Databricks Asset Bundles (DABs).


Automate the provision and maintenance of Databricks infrastructure and resources by using popular infrastructure-as-code (IaC) products such as Terraform, the Cloud Development Kit for Terraform, and Pulumi.


Integrate popular CI/CD systems and frameworks such as GitHub Actions, DevOps pipelines, Jenkins, and Apache Airflow.


You can also connect many additional popular third-party tools to clusters and SQL warehouses to access data in Databricks. See the Technology partners.