Load data using the add data UI


This feature is in Public Preview.

The add data UI allows you to easily load data into Databricks from a variety of sources. To access the UI, click New Icon New > Data.

How do I add data to Databricks?

There are multiple ways to load data using the add data UI:

  • Select Upload data to access the data upload UI and load CSV files into Delta Lake tables.

  • Select DBFS to use the legacy DBFS file upload.

  • Other icons launch sample notebooks to configure connections to many data sources.

For a complete list of data sources, see Interact with external data on Databricks.

Add data with Partner Connect

The Databricks Partner Connect program provides integrations maintained by independent software vendors to easily connect to most enterprise data systems. You can configure these connections through the add data UI using the following instructions:


You must be a Databricks workspace admin to create the connection to Fivetran. If the connection exists, a Fivetran Account Administrator must add you to the account.