Here’s the difference between Google BigQuery and Databricks. The comparison is based on pricing, deployment, business model, and other important factors.
BigQuery is a fully-managed, serverless data warehouse that enables scalable analysis over petabytes of data. It is a Platform as a Service that supports querying using ANSI SQL. It also has built-in machine learning capabilities. BigQuery was announced in May 2010 and made generally available in November 2011.
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 Warehouses||Data Warehouses, Data Lakes|
|Stage||Late Stage||Late Stage|
|Target Segment||Enterprise, Mid size||Enterprise, Mid size|
|Pricing||Contact Sales||Freemium, Contact Sales|
|Location||US||San Francisco, US|
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