Get started with Databricks

Databricks offers two environments for developing data intensive applications: Databricks SQL Analytics and Databricks Workspace.

SQL Analytics provides an easy-to-use platform for analysts who want to run SQL queries on their data lake, create multiple visualization types to explore query results from different perspectives, and build and share dashboards. Get started with Databricks SQL Analytics.

Workspace provides a unified and collaborative analytics platform for data engineers, data scientists, and machine learning engineers, that supports code assets (notebooks, projects, and models) and computational resources (clusters, jobs). Get started with Databricks Workspace.

To select an environment, click the app switcher icon at the bottom of the sidebar: App Switcher Icon