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Get Started with Databricks Platform Administration

In this course, you will learn the basics of platform administration on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform. It offers a comprehensive overview of the Unity Catalog, a vital component for effective data governance within Databricks environments. Divided into five modules, it covers essential aspects such as metadata management, identity and access control, compute resource management, and data access control. You will gain proficiency in leveraging Unity Catalog's core components, understanding its architecture and security features, managing data stores, configuring compute resources, and implementing fine-grained data access controls. By the end, you will be equipped with essential skills in administering the Unity Catalog to enforce robust data governance strategies, optimize cluster configurations, and implement fine-grained access control mechanisms for enhanced security.

Skill Level
  • Basic knowledge of cloud computing and SQL concepts such as networking basics, SQL commands, aggregate functions, filters and sorting, indexes, tables, and views.

  • Basic knowledge of Python programming, jupyter notebook interface, and PySpark fundamentals.


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