Announcing Public Preview of Low Shuffle Merge

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Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Low Shuffle Merge in Delta Lake, available on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. This new and improved MERGE algorithm is substantially faster and provides huge cost savings for our customers, especially with common use cases like updating a small number of rows in a given...

5 Steps to Implementing Intelligent Data Pipelines With Delta Live Tables

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Many IT organizations are familiar with the traditional extract, transform and load (ETL) process - as a series of steps defined to move and transform data from source to traditional data warehouses and data marts for reporting purposes. However, as organizations morph to become more and more data-driven, the vast and various amounts of data,...

New Performance Improvements in Databricks SQL

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Originally announced at Data + AI Summit 2020 Europe, Databricks SQL lets you operate a multi-cloud lakehouse architecture that provides data warehousing performance at data lake economics. Our vision is to give data analysts a simple yet delightful tool for obtaining and sharing insights from their lakehouse using a purpose-built SQL UI and world-class support...

Implementing More Effective FAIR Scientific Data Management With a Lakehouse

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Data powers scientific discovery and innovation. But data is only as good as its data management strategy, the key factor in ensuring data quality, accessibility, and reproducibility of results – all requirements of reliable scientific evidence. As large datasets have become more and more important and accessible to scientists across disciplines, the problems of big...

Announcing the Launch of Delta Live Tables on Google Cloud

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Today, we are excited to announce the availability of Delta Live Tables (DLT) on Google Cloud. With this launch, enterprises can now use DLT to easily build and deploy SQL and Python pipelines and run ETL workloads directly on their lakehouse on Google Cloud. In order to power analytics, data science and machine learning, data...

Frequently Asked Questions About the Data Lakehouse

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Question Index What is a Data Lakehouse? How is a Data Lakehouse different from a Data Warehouse? How is the Data Lakehouse different from a Data Lake? How easy is it for data analysts to use a Data Lakehouse? How do Data Lakehouse systems compare in performance and cost to data warehouses? What data governance...

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