Sign up for Databricks Community edition

This article describes how to sign up for Databricks Community Edition. Unlike the Databricks Free Trial, Community Edition doesn’t require that you have your own AWS account or supply AWS compute or storage resources. However, several features available in the Databricks Platform Free Trial, such as the REST API, are not available in Databricks Community Edition. For details, see Databricks Community Edition FAQ.

To sign up:

  1. Click Try Databricks here or at the top of this page.

  2. Enter your name, company, email, and title, and click GET STARTED FOR FREE.

  3. On the Choose a cloud provider dialog, click the Get started with Community Edition link.

    Try Databricks

    You’ll see a page announcing that an email has been sent to the address you provided.

  4. Look for the welcome email and click the link to verify your email address. You are prompted to create your Databricks password.

  5. When you click Submit, you’ll be taken to the Databricks Community Edition home page.

    Community Edition landing page
  6. Run the Get started with Databricks as a data scientist quickstart to familiarize yourself with Databricks.