Administration on AWS Databricks


Learn essential configurations and best practices for managing your Databricks workspace.


This course was created for individuals tasked with managing their AWS deployment of Databricks.

Learning objectives

  • Manage user accounts and groups in the Admin Console and onboard users from external identity providers with single sign-on.

  • Enable token-based authentication and direct authentication to external Databricks services, and purge deleted objects from your workspace storage

  • Configure access control for workspace objects, such as notebooks and folders, as well as clusters, pools, and jobs.

  • Describe cluster usage terminology and Databricks features for managing cluster usage, including autoscaling, spot instances, cluster tags and more.

  • Determine the best approach for different cluster usage scenarios to finding a balance between usability and cost effectiveness.


  • Experience using a web browser.

  • Note: To perform the tasks shown in this course, you will need a Databricks workspace deployment with administrator rights.

Learning path

  • This course is part of the Platform Administrator learning path.

Proof of completion

  • Upon 80% completion of this course, you will receive a proof of completion.