Databricks SQL: Improve Performance, Scalability, and Cost of Your SQL Warehouse

Join the Blueprint and Databricks workshop and learn how to run all your SQL and BI applications at scale, with up to 12x better price and performance using Databricks SQL.


February 14, 2023

09:00 am CST



Featured Speakers


Eric Vogelpohl

Managing Director,
Technology & Strategy, Blueprint


Max Fisher

Senior Solutions Architect, Databricks


Justin Kolpak

Solutions Architect, Databricks

Experience what you can do
on the Lakehouse

Join Blueprint and Databricks for this joint workshop demonstrating the power of Databricks SQL (DB SQL), a serverless data warehouse on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform. Learn how you can run all your SQL and BI applications at scale, with up to 12x better price and performance, a unified governance model, and open formats and APIs using your tools of choice.

During this 2-hour workshop you will:

  • See how easy it is to get started with Databricks SQL
  • Learn the advantages of serverless and building on Delta
  • Get hands-on experience with our interactive lab
  • Ask questions during our open Q&A session
  • Learn about our 2-week QuickStart program
  • Win a FREE one-day Strategy Workshop

Agenda and Learning Objectives:

Understand how the Delta Lake & Databricks SQL interact (20 minutes):

  • Set up SQL clusters for your analyst department / business unit
  • Understand serverless v. classic SQL endpoints advantages
  • Sizing and costs for SQL

SQL Workspace (10 minutes):

  • UI navigation
  • Create queries
  • Navigate Unity Catalog

Hands-on SQL Analysis (90 minutes):

  • SQL analysis
  • Performance and optimization (explore query performance)
  • Visualization, create dashboards with filters and parameters
  • Query logging