Azure DataBricks compute limited to 0 - why?

Gerard Church 1 Reputation point

Iam trying to do a tutorial for DataBricks and am trying to create a single node cluster, however whatever I do it just will not work. I'm pretty sure I'm on a pay-as-you-go subscription and the limit should be 10.

Whichever compute I select, I get this error:

This account may not have enough CPU cores to satisfy this request  
Estimated available: 0, requested: 4  
Learn more about CPU quota.  

When I've gone to up my limit it says that the limit is 0/10 so I should have 10 avaliable?

Please can someone else me with this. Thanks

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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 85,031 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Gerard Church ,

    As you are using the Node type as Standard_D4a_v4 - please confirm the usage+quota request for Dav4-series in your subscription?


    You will experience this error message when you don't have quota for 'Dav4-series` in your subscription.

    To resolve this issue, you need to create the node type which are available in your subscription or raise a request quota increase for the VM series which you are looking for.

    For more details, refer to MS Q&A thread addressing similar issue: Cluster Terminated, Quota Exceeded Expectation while everything is new

    Hope this will help. Please let us know if any further queries.


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  2. TP 83,311 Reputation points


    In the Azure portal, please navigate to Subscriptions, click on your subscription, then click on Usage + quotas. For the region your Databricks cluster is in, please check the current usage and limits for Total Regional vCPUs as well as Standard DAv4 Family vCPUs (or similar). Your net usage cannot exceed either limit. For example, if your Total Regional vCPUs limit is 5, and your current usage is 2, you would not be able to create your cluster since it needs 4 additional vCPUs.

    Please note that when you delete a cluster it will often take several minutes for Databricks to remove the underlying VMs and thus even though a cluster may appear to be deleted in Databricks the current vCPU usage will still show some vCPUs in use.