Databricks is an RDBMS

Such an important post by the CEO of Fivetran. If you have questions about Delta Lake, the differences between warehouses and lakes, or about generally where data platforms are moving, this short & sweet post has you covered. It's the clearest independent, no-marketing-bs thing I've seen written on this very important topic.

I'm personally extremely excited to see the convergence that George is describing—I ultimately want the operational simplicity and guarantees that the data warehouse provides paired with the computational flexibility of the Spark dataframe. We're on the cusp of exactly this.


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