Here’s the difference between Azure Cloud Storage and Databricks. The comparison is based on pricing, deployment, business model, and other important factors.
The Azure Storage platform is Microsoft's cloud storage solution for modern data storage scenarios. Core storage services offer a massively scalable object store for data objects, disk storage for Azure virtual machines (VMs), a file system service for the cloud, a messaging store for reliable messaging, and a NoSQL store.
Databricks provides a data lakehouse that unifies your data warehousing and AI use cases on a single platform. With Databricks, you can implement a common approach to data governance across all data types and assets, and execute all of your workloads across data engineering, data warehousing, data streaming, data science, and machine learning on a single copy of the data. Built on open source and open standards, with hundreds of active partnerships, Databricks easily integrates with your modern data stack. Additionally, Databricks uses an open standards approach to data sharing to eliminate ecosystem restrictions. Finally, Databricks provides a consistent data platform across clouds to reduce the friction of multicloud environments. Today, Databricks has over 7000 customers, including Amgen, Walmart, Disney, HSBC, Shell, Grab, and Instacart.
|Categories||Data Lakes||Data Warehouses, Data Lakes|
|Stage||Late Stage||Late Stage|
|Target Segment||Enterprise, Mid size||Enterprise, Mid size|
|Pricing||Freemium||Freemium, Contact Sales|
|Location||US||San Francisco, US|
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