Get started with data warehousing using Databricks SQL
If you’re a data analyst who works primarily with SQL queries and your favorite BI tools, Databricks SQL provides an intuitive environment for running ad-hoc queries and creating dashboards on data stored in your data lake. These articles can help you get started.
Basic Databricks SQL concepts
To start, familiarize yourself with some basic Databricks SQL concepts. See Databricks SQL concepts.
Interact with sample dashboards
Then, learn how to import and use dashboards in the Databricks SQL Dashboard Samples Gallery that visualize queries. See Tutorial: Use sample dashboards in Databricks SQL.
Visualize queries and create a dashboard
Next, use the SQL editor to execute queries, visualize the results, and create a dashboard. See Tutorial: Use SQL editor to query visualize data.
Use Databricks SQL in a Databricks job
Next, use the SQL task type in a Databricks job, allowing you to create, schedule, operate, and monitor workflows that include Databricks SQL objects such as queries, dashboards, and alerts. See Tutorial: Use Databricks SQL in a Databricks job.
Use COPY INTO to load data
Next, learn how to use COPY INTO in Databricks SQL. See Tutorial: Use COPY INTO with <DBSQL>.
Create a SQL warehouse
To create a SQL warehouse, see Configure SQL warehouse.