Category Archives: Apache Spark

Write Data from Azure Databricks to Azure Dedicated SQL Pool(formerly SQL DW) using ADLS Gen 2.

In this post, I will attempt to capture the steps taken to load data from Azure Databricks deployed with VNET Injection (Network Isolation) into an instance of Azure Synapse DataWarehouse deployed within a custom VNET and configured with a private … Continue reading

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Configure a Databricks Cluster-scoped Init Script in Visual Studio Code.

Databricks is a distributed data analytics and processing platform designed to run in the Cloud. This platform is built on Apache Spark which is currently at version 2.4.4. In this post, I will demonstrate the deployment and installation of custom … Continue reading

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Automate Azure Databricks Job Execution using Custom Python Functions.

Introduction Thanks to a recent Azure Databricks project, I’ve gained insight into some of the configuration components, issues and key elements of the platform. Let’s take a look at this project to give you some insight into successfully developing, testing, … Continue reading

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