The confluence of cloud, data, and AI is driving unprecedented change. The ability to utilize data and turn it into breakthrough insights is foundational to innovation today... - From https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-databricks-industry-leading-analytics-platform-powered-by-apache-spark/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral
Our goal with Azure Databricks is to help customers accelerate innovation and simplify the process of building Big Data & AI solutions by combining the best of Databricks and Azure.
We are excited to add Azure Databricks to the Azure portfolio of data services and have taken great care to integrate it with other Azure services to unlock key customers scenarios.
Integration with Azure IoT Hub, Azure Event Hubs, and Azure HDInsight Kafka clusters enables enterprises to build scalable streaming solutions for real-time analytics scenarios such as recommendation engines, fraud detection, predictive maintenance, and many others.
Integration with Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and Azure Cosmos DB allows organizations to use Azure Databricks to clean, join, and aggregate data no matter where it sits.
With Azure Databricks and its native integration with other services, Azure is the one-stop destination to easily unlock powerful new analytics, machine learning, and AI scenarios.