April 2024

These features and Databricks platform improvements were released in April 2024.

Note

Releases are staged. Your Databricks account might not be updated until a week or more after the initial release date.

Jobs created through the UI are now queued by default

April 18, 2024

Queueing of job runs is now automatically enabled when a job is created in the Databricks Jobs UI. When queueing is enabled, and a concurrency limit is reached, job runs are placed in a queue until capacity is available. See What if my job cannot run because of concurrency limits?.

Configuring access to resources from serving endpoints is GA

April 17, 2024

You can now configure environment variables to access resources outside of your feature serving and model serving endpoints. This capability is generally available. See Configure access to resources from model serving endpoints.

Lakehouse Federation supports foreign tables with case-sensitive identifiers

April 15, 2024

Lakehouse Federation is now able to federate foreign tables with case-sensitive identifiers for MySQL, SQL Server, BigQuery, Snowflake, and Postgres connections. See What is Lakehouse Federation.

Compute cloning now clones any libraries installed on the original compute

April 11, 2024

When cloning compute, any libraries installed on the original compute will also be cloned. For cases where this behavior is unwanted, there is an alternative Create without libraries button on the compute clone page. See Clone a compute.

Route optimization is available for serving endpoints

April 10, 2024

You can now create route optimized serving endpoints for your model serving or feature serving workflows. See Configure route optimization on serving endpoints.

Delta Live Tables notebook developer experience improvements (Public Preview)

April 3, 2024

Databricks has released a set of Public Preview features in Databricks notebooks that assist in the development and debugging of Delta Live Tables code. See Notebook experience for Delta Live Tables development.

Databricks on AWS GovCloud (Public Preview)

April 1, 2024

AWS GovCloud gives United States government customers and their partners the flexibility to architect secure cloud solutions that comply with the FedRAMP High baseline and other compliance regimes. Databricks on AWS GovCloud provides the Databricks platform deployed in AWS GovCloud with compliance and security controls. See Databricks on AWS GovCloud.