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Databricks Standard Onboarding Series - On Demand

Course Description:

New to Databricks? This e-learning course will help you in this journey. 

 Cluster Creation and Sizing

In this course, you will learn the basics about clusters, cost management, access control levels and governance from an experienced Customer Success Engineer (CSE), to help you get started with your projects. This course is relevant to platform admins and anyone managing clusters and/or access controls.

Topics covered:

  • Pricing and cost review – quick highlights of DBU and pricing structure

  • Governance – who can create clusters?

  • Architecting clusters – how to create the most efficient clusters

  • Cluster sizing – how large to make your clusters

 Introduction to Data Engineering with Delta Lake

In this part of the course, you will learn about the Delta Lake Open Source project, the Lakehouse architecture, and the different Delta Lake features. Users will also gain insight into big data limitations and bottlenecks and best practices around scaling out data lakes efficiently.

Topics covered:

  • Lakehouse & Delta Lake introduction

  • Delta Lake features deep dive

  • Delta Lake architecture patterns – Bronze / Silver / Gold pipeline

  • Reconciling batch and streaming

  • Demo

 Introduction to Data Science on Databricks with MLflow

In this part of the session, you will learn about the different MLflow components and how to use MLflow to track, register and serve your machine learning models.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to MLflow

  • MLflow demo:

    • Train a single node ML model and log the results in MLflow

    • MLflow UI walkthrough

    • MLflow API

Skill Level
1h 30m



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