Azure Databricks Workshop

2-day Overview, Demo, and Hands-On Labs with BlueGranite

Is your organization exploring Azure Databricks?

Azure Databricks is an exciting new service in Azure for data engineering, data science, and AI. It provides a collaborative environment where data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts can work together in a secure interactive workspace. Built on Apache Spark, Azure Databricks is capable of processing and modeling data of all sizes and shapes, and it integrates seamlessly with other services in Azure such as Azure Data Lake Store, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Event Hub, and Azure Data Factory.

In this 2-day, on-site workshop, up to 10 attendees from your organization will receive a detailed overview of Azure Databricks, giving them an understanding of where and how it fits into the Azure Data Platform. BlueGranite consultants will lead a demonstration of the core functionality within Azure Databricks along with hands-on labs and a use-case discovery. 

This expertly designed framework will leave attendees with the knowledge they need to take full advantage of Azure Databricks capabilities and set them up for success with the platform.


  • Explore the capabilities of the Azure Databricks workspace environment
  • See how Azure Databricks fits into the existing Azure Data Platform
  • Get hands-on experience with Azure Databricks through a collection of interactive labs


  • Fixed cost for the 2-day workshop, including all travel, materials, and on-site sessions
  • Funding is available for qualified clients
  • Intended for data engineers, data scientists, business analysts, data analysts, business users, and BI/DW teams.
  • Workshop is limited to 10 attendees per session and will be conducted on-site at the client's facility

Part 1: Databricks Overview

Gain an understanding of Databricks and where it fits with the Azure Data Platform. Decide where and how it will have the most impact for your team. 

Part 2: Demonstration

See how easy it is to set up and Azure Databricks Workspace, spin up clusters, and create notebooks. Look at how ingest and transform data from both static and streaming data sources. Review some of the security, admin, and job scheduling functions.

Part 3: Hands-On Labs

Spend the afternoon working a series of hands-on-labs that explore spinning up clusters, working with different data sources, transforming and visualizing data, and deploying and scheduling jobs.