Databricks Valuable Features

Tristan Bergh
Data Scientist at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
Immense ease in running very large scale analytics, with a convenient and slick UI. This saved us from having to tweak, tune, dive into deeper abstractions, get involved in procurement, and also having to wait for other workloads to run. The built-in optimization recommendations halved the speed of queries and allowed us to reach decision points and deliver insights very quickly. The Delta data format proved excellent. Databricks had already done the heavy lifting and optimized the format for large scale interactive querying. They saved us a lot of time. View full review »
Alexandre Akrour
CEO at Inosense
Valuable features would have to include the Notebook for piping some models and the future of executing the notebooks in parallel, in batches, which is also something that we use. And we use the Notebook on Spark with Python. View full review »
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