Databricks launches new features for data analytics platform

datacenternews | March 18, 2020

Databricks has released new features for its platform for greater security, proactive administration and automation across the data and machine learning lifecycle.
According to Databricks, its Unified Data Analytics Platform is designed to enable data teams to access analytics and ML applications within their company through securely leveraging data at large scales.The solution aims to simplify the complexities that come with a multi-cloud environment, focusing on security, administration and devops processes like user management or cluster provisioning.Databrick’s Unified Data Analytics Platform helps organisations to bring user’s and data together in a scalable and secure service that can leverage the native capabilities of multiple clouds, the company states.New features within the platform includes: cloud native security, proactive administration and automation at scale.Security At present enterprises can run Databrick’s clusters inside their account, meaning they can leverage a fully-managed SaaS service without losing control over their data. The new features adds customer-owned revocable data encryption keys and customised private networks to run these clusters allows customers to further tailor the service to their enterprise and compliance requirements, Databricks says.

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