Create a workspace

This article is an overview of your options for creating and managing workspaces.

What is a workspace?

A workspace is a Azure Databricks deployment in a cloud service account. It provides a unified environment for working with Azure Databricks assets for a specified set of users.

Workspace creation options

The standard way to deploy an Azure Databricks workspace is using the Azure Portal. For more information, see Create an Azure Databricks workspace.

This section of the administration guide includes additional methods for deploying your Azure Databricks workspace. These are:

Deploy and manage a workspace with Terraform

You can also use the Databricks Terraform provider to manage your Azure Databricks workspaces and the associated cloud infrastructure using a flexible, powerful tool.

For instructions on deploying an Azure Databricks workspace using Terraform, see Deploy an Azure Databricks workspace using Terraform. For instructions on managing your deployed workspace using Terraform, see Manage Databricks workspaces using Terraform.

Access the workspace admin settings page

The admin settings page is where you can manage features and settings for your Azure Databricks workspace. To access the admin settings, click your username in the top bar of the Azure Databricks workspace and select Settings.

For more information on workspace settings, see Manage your workspace.