Data sources

This section describes the Apache Spark data sources you can use in Databricks. Many include a notebook that demonstrates how to use the data source to read and write data.

The following data sources are either directly supported in Databricks Runtime or require simple shell commands to enable access:

For more information about Apache Spark data sources, see Generic Load/Save Functions and Generic File Source Options.

The following storage data sources require you to configure the connection to storage. Some also require that you create a Databricks library and install it in a cluster: