Enterprises have been collecting ever-larger amounts of data with the goal of extracting insights and creating value, but are finding out that there are many challenges in their journey to operationalize their data pipeline. These challenges include, cluster management, deploying, upgrading and configuring Spark, interactively exploring data to get insights, and ultimately building data products. 

Databricks’ vision is to dramatically simplify big data processing. It was founded by the team that created and continues to drive Apache Spark, a powerful open source data processing engine built for sophisticated analytics, ease of use, and speed.
Type
Private
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2013
Size (employees)
422 (est)+5%
Databricks was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Databricks

Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica

CEO
Matei Zaharia

Matei Zaharia

CTO
Kavitha Mariappan

Kavitha Mariappan

Vice President, Marketing
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Databricks Office Locations

Databricks has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
160 Spear St
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Databricks Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Databricks total Funding

$247 m

Databricks latest funding size

$140 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Databricks investors

Databricks's latest funding round in August 2017 was reported to be $140 m. In total, Databricks has raised $247 m
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Human Capital Metrics

Databricks's employees are reported to be approximately 19% female and 81% male.
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Databricks News and Updates

Databricks makes it easier to build AI apps using the R programming language

Big-data analytics company Databricks Inc. is teaming up with RStudio Inc. in order to help developers write code for artificial intelligence and machine learning applications more easily using the R programming language. The partnership entails integrating Databricks’ popular Unified Analytics Pla…

New genomics analytics platform from Databricks aims to speed discovery of new treatments

The AI-powered platform offers healthcare organizations scalable data processing and tertiary analytics to help drive precision medicine innovation.

Databricks goes well beyond Spark into complex, multicloud AI pipelines

Apache Spark was the pinnacle of advanced analytics just a few years ago. As the primary developer of this technology, Databricks Inc. has played a key role both in its commercial adoption, in the evolution of the community’s underlying open-source codebase, and in pushing Spark-based machine learni…

Databricks platform updates speed up AI and machine learning workloads

Big-data analytics company Databricks Inc. is sharpening its focus on artificial intelligence workloads, announcing today a major update to its Unified Analytics Platform that should help to unlock the siloed data needed to power these workloads and simplify machine learning processes. Databricks sa…

Azure Databricks lands on Microsoft’s public cloud platform

Big data company Databricks Inc. has made its flagship analytics platform available as an integrated service within Microsoft Corp.’s Azure public cloud. The service is called Microsoft Azure Databricks and is designed to help customers better process massive amounts of data stored in Microsoft’s cl…

How Microsoft and Databricks crafted a unique partnership for AI data processing

EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is bringing its Azure Databricks cloud service out of beta today to help its customers better process massive amounts of data, powered by a partnership unlike anything the tech titan has done before. The company worked with Databricks to produce the service, which is an analytic…
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