This article introduces the set of fundamental concepts you need to understand in order to use Databricks SQL effectively.
This section describes the interfaces that Databricks supports for accessing your Databricks SQL assets: UI and API.
UI: A graphical interface to the workspace browser, dashboards and queries, SQL warehouses, query history, and alerts.
REST API An interface that allows you to automate tasks on Databricks SQL objects.
You can also attach a notebook to a SQL warehouse. See Notebooks and SQL warehouses for more information and limitations.
Visualization: A graphical presentation of the result of running a query.
Dashboard: A presentation of query visualizations and commentary.
Alert: A notification that a field returned by a query has reached a threshold.