Azure Databricks - Data Factory and Queueing of Jobs

Gopinath Rajee 651 Reputation points


I created a Pool with10 as the Max Capacity and I was hoping that the jobs submitted by all the ADF pipelines for which there is no instances left will queue up and wait for instances to be freed up. Unfortunately, the jobs are failing instead of waiting in the queue. Is there a workaround to ensure that jobs do queue up not fail?


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Azure Databricks
An Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for Azure.
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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 85,351 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Gopinath Rajee ,

    Thanks for the question and using MS Q&A platform.

    As per error message which you have shared, your job required 1 more instance to successfully run the job.

    To refrain this, you can increase the capacity of the pool to some higher value as below:

    Go to Clusters > Pools > edit pool and increase the 'Max capacity' value.

    For more details, please refer :

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


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