Free 1-Day Azure Databricks Workshop

Southfield, MI | June 20th, 2019

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.

Join BlueGranite and Microsoft for a 1-day deep dive experience into Azure Databricks. This free, all-day session will provide attendees with a strong understanding of the Azure Databricks platform and hands-on experience with the Spark solution. 


  • Learn about loading data, connecting to Azure Blob Storage, structured streaming demo, Spark SQL, connecting to SQL DW, Databricks optimizations, Machine Learning in Azure Databricks, and more.
  • Featuring a Customer Churn use case and demo using Azure Databricks. 
  • Technologies covered include Azure Databricks, Spark, and Machine Learning.
  • Content is intended for Architects, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and VPs of Analytics. 
  • Participants should be familiar with Spark and at least one programming language (Python/Scala/SQL). Workshop content presumes a 200-level of architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in this domain.


  • June 20th, 2019
    9:30am to 3:30pm
  • AmeriCenter of Southfield
    26677 W Twelve Mile Road
    Southfield, MI 48034 

    This is a free event, all training and meal costs paid by Microsoft and BlueGranite.

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