Apache® Spark™ News

Now on Databricks: A Technical Preview of Databricks Runtime 7 Including a Preview of Apache Spark 3.0

We’re excited to announce that the Apache SparkTM 3.0.0-preview2 release is available on Databricks as part of our new Databricks Runtime 7.0 Beta. The 3.0.0-preview2 release is the culmination of tremendous contributions from the open-source community to deliver new capabilities, performance gains and expanded compatibility for the Spark ecosystem. Using the preview is as simple as selecting the version “7.0 Beta” when launching a cluster.