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Databricks SQL

Run all SQL and BI applications at scale with up to 12x better price-performance, a unified governance model, open formats and APIs, and your tools of choice — no lock-in.

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SQL Classic

SQL Pro

SQL Serverless

Data Exploration and
Connectivity

Intelligent auto complete, ANSI SQL & Rest API

Intelligent auto complete, ANSI SQL & Rest API

Intelligent auto complete, ANSI SQL & Rest API

Performance

Massively parallel processing

Massively parallel processing & Predictive I/O

Massively parallel processing & Predictive I/O

SQL ETL/ELT

Streaming tables

Streaming tables, materialized views, query federation, and workflows integration

Streaming tables, materialized views, query federation, and workflows integration

Data Science and ML

Python UDF, notebooks integration & geospatial

Python UDF, notebooks integration & geospatial

High Concurrency BI

Full managed compute, Intelligent Workload Management, & Query Result Caching

Governance and Manageability

Query profiling, Unity Catalog integration & platform manageability

Query profiling, Unity Catalog integration & platform manageability

Query profiling, Unity Catalog integration & platform manageability

Enterprise Security

See Platform Capabilities and Add-Ons for details

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2 No data transfer charges to cloud storage region while feature in Preview. See FAQ for more details

3 During preview, all Materialized View and Streaming Table creations and refreshes will be billed at the SQL Serverless rate

 

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A serverless cluster will automatically perform regular system-generated tasks to optimize and vacuum Materialized Views and Streaming Tables. These tasks will utilize DBUs at a serverless background maintenance service rate.