Databricks runtime releases

This article lists all Databricks runtime releases and the schedule for supported releases. For more information about the Databricks Runtime support policy and schedule, see Databricks runtime support lifecycle.

Supported releases

The Databricks runtime versions listed in this section are currently supported by Databricks.

Supported Databricks runtime releases and support schedule

The following table lists the Apache Spark version, release date, and end-of-support date for supported Databricks Runtime releases.

Version Variant Apache Spark Version Release Date End-of-Support Date
6.4   2.4.5 Feb 26, 2020 Aug 26, 2020
  Databricks Runtime 6.4      
  Databricks Runtime 6.4 ML      
  Databricks Runtime 6.4 for Genomics      
6.3   2.4.4 Jan 22, 2020 Jul 22, 2020
  Databricks Runtime 6.3      
  Databricks Runtime 6.3 ML      
  Databricks Runtime 6.3 for Genomics      
6.2   2.4.4 Dec 03, 2019 Jun 03, 2020
  Databricks Runtime 6.2      
  Databricks Runtime 6.2 ML      
  Databricks Runtime 6.2 for Genomics      
6.1   2.4.4 Oct 16, 2019 Apr 16, 2020
  Databricks Runtime 6.1      
  Databricks Runtime 6.1 ML      
5.5 LTS   2.4.3 Jul 10, 2019 Jul 10, 2021
  Databricks Runtime 5.5 LTS      
  Databricks Runtime 5.5 LTS ML      

Compatibility matrixes

This section lists Databricks Runtime and Databricks Runtime ML versions and their respective Delta Lake API and MLflow versions.

Delta Lake API compatibility matrix

Databricks Runtime version Delta Lake API version
6.3 - 6.5 0.5.0
6.1 - 6.2 0.4.0
6.0 0.3.0

MLflow compatibility matrix

Databricks Runtime ML version MLflow version
6.5 1.7.0
6.3 - 6.4 1.5.0
6.2 1.4.0
6.1 1.3.0
6.0 1.2.0
5.5 LTS 1.0.0

Supported Databricks Light releases

Version Apache Spark Version Release Date End-of-Support Date
2.4 2.4.0+ March 26, 2019

Beta releases

Preview releases of Databricks Runtime are always labeled Beta. See Databricks Runtime preview releases. This section lists any current Databricks runtime Beta releases.

Unsupported releases

The Databricks runtime versions listed in this section are no longer supported by Databricks. For more information about the Databricks Runtime support policy and schedule, see Databricks runtime support lifecycle.

End-of-support history

Version (all variants) Apache Spark Version Release Date End-of-Support Announcement End-of-Support Date
6.0 2.4.3 Oct 01, 2019 Oct 01, 2019 Apr 01, 2020
5.4 2.4 Jun 03, 2019 Jun 03, 2019 Dec 03, 2019
5.3 2.4 Apr 03, 2019 Aug 03, 2019 Dec 03, 2019
5.2 2.4 Jan 24, 2019 May 27, 2019 Sep 30, 2019
5.1 2.4 Dec 18, 2018 Apr 18, 2019 Aug 19, 2019
5.0 2.4 Nov 08, 2018 Jul 08, 2019 Jul 08, 2019
4.3 2.3 Aug 10, 2018 Dec 09, 2018 Apr 09, 2019
4.2 2.3 Jul 09, 2018 Nov 05, 2018 Mar 05, 2019
4.1 2.3 May 17, 2018 Sep 17, 2018 Jan 17, 2019
4.0 2.3 Mar 01, 2018 Jul 01, 2018 Nov 01, 2018
3.5 LTS 2.2 Dec 21, 2017 Jan 02, 2019 Jan 02, 2020
3.4 2.2 Nov 20, 2017 Mar 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
3.3 2.2 Oct 04, 2017 Mar 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
3.2 2.2 Sep 05, 2017 Jan 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018
3.1 2.2 Aug 04, 2017 Oct 30, 2017
3.0 2.2 Jul 11, 2017 Sep 05, 2017
Spark 2.1 (Auto Updating) 2.1 Dec 22, 2016 Mar 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
Spark 2.1.1-db6 2.1 Aug 03, 2017 Mar 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
Spark 2.1.1-db5 2.1 May 31, 2017 Aug 03, 2017
Spark 2.1.1-db4 2.1 Apr 25, 2017 Mar 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
Spark 2.0 (Auto Updating) 2.0 Jul 26, 2016 Jan 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018
Spark 2.0.2-db4 2.0 Mar 24, 2017 Jan 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018
Spark 1.6.3-db2 1.6 Mar 24, 2017 Jan 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018