Ready for the real environment experience?
This lab playground allows you to query a simulated product sales database. The data is stored in Azure Data Lake Storage and queried using your language of choice in Azure Databricks notebooks.
The lab playground also prepares you to start the Translating Business Questions to Insights Final Exam. This exam requires the use of the playground to answer the questions in the exam.
This lab is intended for:
- Azure administrators
- Cloud engineers and solutions architects
- Data engineers
- Anyone with a need to visualize and analyze data in Azure
You should be familiar with:
- Familiarity with the Azure Portal
- Familiarity with Databricks and one of its supported languages for querying. The lessons on using Azure Databricks to interact with ADLS data can help here.
December 27th, 2022 - Updated screenshots & instructions to match UI
Nov 3rd, 2021 - Updated instruction to resolve the login issue with Azure Databricks
October 23rd, 2021 - Provide a workaround for an Azure Active Directory issue that initially prevents logging in to Databricks
Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.