SQL reference for Databricks Runtime

This is a SQL command reference for users on clusters running Databricks Runtime 7.x and above in the Databricks Data Science & Engineering workspace and Databricks Machine Learning environment.

DML statements

You use data manipulation statements to add, change, or delete data:

Data retrieval statements

You use a query to retrieve rows from one or more tables according to the specified clauses. The full syntax and brief description of supported clauses are explained in the Query article. The related SQL statements SELECT and VALUES are also included in this section.

Databricks Runtime also provides the ability to generate logical and physical plan for a query using the EXPLAIN statement.

Security statements

You use security SQL statements to manage access to data:

For details using these statements, see Data object privileges.