Get started with Databricks as a data analyst

Learn how to use Databricks SQL to run queries and create dashboards on data stored in your data lake. If you’re a data analyst who works primarily with SQL queries and BI tools, Databricks SQL provides an intuitive environment for running ad-hoc queries and creating dashboards.

User quickstarts

Run these quickstarts to get started and learn the primary features of Databricks SQL:

  1. Databricks SQL user quickstart: Import and explore sample dashboards

  2. Databricks SQL user quickstart: Run and visualize a query

Admin quickstarts

If you’re an administrator responsible for getting your team up and running on Databricks SQL, these quickstarts can guide you through your primary tasks:

  1. Admin: Onboarding

  2. Admin: Set up a user to query a table