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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Databricks strengthens AWS partnership with new Lakehouse offering
Customers will experience faster onboarding and unified account administration to make building a Databricks Lakehouse on AWS easier.
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Databricks
Databricks grows in APAC market, expands into Korea
Databricks officially launches a local office in Seoul, Korea, building on existing partnerships with Cloocus, Megazone and the Weverse Company
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SaaS
Databricks grew from 600 to 3000 employees, reduced IT overhead
Productiv SaaS Intelligence platform helps companies automate manual processes for license deprovisioning and license tier downgrades. 
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Data analytics
Google Cloud forms Data Cloud Alliance for digital transformation
Google Cloud and other tech providers have formed an initiative to eliminate data lock-in and ensure access to data across storage, analytics, and database providers.
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Artificial Intelligence
Databricks launches lakehouse for healthcare, life sciences
Databricks has launched its first lakehouse platform for organisations across the healthcare and life sciences industries, increasing the scope for innovation.
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Databricks expands availability on Google Cloud for APAC
Organisations can leverage Databricks on Google Cloud to create a lakehouse capable of data engineering, data science, machine learning, and analytics.
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Databricks
Databrick's new specialist Lakehouse for financial services
Data and AI company Databricks has announced the Lakehouse for Financial Services; an open, modern data platform designed for customer use cases.
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Data analytics
Databricks launches new Partner Connect portal, extends lakehouse ecosystem
The company states customers can utilise the portal to discover a broad set of validated data, analytics, and AI tools and integrate them with their Databricks lakehouse across multiple cloud providers.
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Databricks
Databricks acquires low-code, no-code company to expand Lakehouse platform for citizen data scientists
Databricks has announced the acquisition of German start-up 8080 Labs to broadens the accessibility of its Lakehouse platform.
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Databricks
Databricks officially valued at $38 billion following latest funding round
"This marks a thrilling new chapter that will allow us to accelerate our pace of innovation and further invest in the success of data-driven organisations on their journey to the lakehouse.”
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Machine Learning
Databricks launches new machine learning platform
Databricks has announced the latest generation of its machine learning offering, with the launch of Databricks Machine Learning.
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Qlik
Qlik and Databricks expand strategic partnership
Qlik has expanded its strategic partnership with Databricks with support for the launch of Delta Sharing, in order to expand joint customer ability.
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Migration
New AI capabilities enabled with LiveData now automating Apache metadata into Databricks
WANdisco, a LiveData company, has announced its LiveData Migrator platform can now automate the migration of Apache Hive metadata directly into Databricks, enabling users to quickly enable new AI and machine learning capabilities.
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Data
Versor named first Australian implementation partner for Databricks
As an implementation partner, Versor will operate as an extension of Databricks’ consulting and professional services team to help customers throughout Australia.
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Multi Cloud
Databricks partners with Google Cloud, enables multicloud for the enterprise
“This is a pivotal milestone that underscores our commitment to enable customer flexibility and choice with a seamless experience across cloud platforms."
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Artificial Intelligence
Databricks launches on Google Cloud
Under the partnership, organisations can now use Databricks to create a lakehouse capable of data engineering, data science, machine learning, and analytics on Google Cloud’s global, scalable, and elastic network. 
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Business Intelligence / BI
Databricks' data lake solution paves the way for BI and AI
Databricks has launched SQL Analytics, which enables cloud data warehousing on data lakes and offers improved price and performance over traditional cloud data warehouses.
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Machine Learning
Talend and Databricks extend partnership with deeper integrations
“Talend provides both a powerful integration platform for data engineers and a simple-to-use data ingestion tool for business analysts."
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Machine Learning
Databricks launches new features for data analytics platform
Databricks has released new features for its platform for greater security, proactive administration and automation across the data and machine learning lifecycle.
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Alibaba
Tableau announces raft of integrations and offerings
The integrations and new offerings are from featured technology partners including Alibaba, Alteryx, Databricks, DataRobot and others.
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Technology funding
Databricks accelerates APJ expansion following $250 million funding round
Databricks announced the opening of new offices in Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore.
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Data analytics
Talend and Databricks partner for scalable data solution
The strategic partnership combines unified analytics and data management in the cloud.
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Microsoft
Microsoft Azure unveils collaboration with Databricks
“With Azure Databricks, we are able to process 25,000 homes – 10 billion records – in 14 minutes.”