Use Apache Spark in Azure Databricks

Data Engineer
Azure Databricks

Azure Databricks is built on Apache Spark and enables data engineers and analysts to run Spark jobs to transform, analyze and visualize data at scale.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll learn how to:

  • Describe key elements of the Apache Spark architecture.
  • Create and configure a Spark cluster.
  • Describe use cases for Spark.
  • Use Spark to process and analyze data stored in files.
  • Use Spark to visualize data.


Before starting this module, you should have a basic knowledge of Azure Databricks. Consider completing the Explore Azure Databricks module before this one.