Databricks Utilities - dbutils

Overview

Databricks utilities make it easy to perform some powerful combinations of tasks. These can be used to mount or list S3 buckets efficiently, or parameterize notebooks.

File System Utilities

The file system utilities hook up directly to Databricks File System - DBFS making it easier to use Databricks as a file system. See the documentation on Databricks File System - DBFS.

Learn more by running:

dbutils.fs.help()

Notebook Workflows

Notebook workflows allow you to chain together different notebooks and act on their results (like success or failure). See the documentation on Notebook Workflows.

Learn more by running:

dbutils.notebook.help()

Widgets

Widgets allow you to parameterize notebooks in powerful ways. See the documentation on Widgets.

Learn more by running:

dbutils.widgets.help()