AWS Databricks Cloud Architecture and System Integration Fundamentals


Introduction to how Databricks fits into the AWS ecosystem.


While the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform provides a broad range of functionality to many members of data teams, it is through integrations with other services that most cloud-native applications will achieve results desired by customers.

This course is a series of demos designed to help students understand the portions of cloud workloads appropriate for Databricks. Within these demos, we'll highlight integrations with first-party services in the AWS cloud to build scalable and secure applications.

Learning objectives

  • Describe use cases for Databricks in an enterprise cloud architecture.

  • Configure secure connections from Databricks to data in S3.

  • Configure connections between Databricks and various first-party tools in an enterprise cloud architecture, including Redshift and Kinesis.

  • Configure Glue as an enterprise data catalog


  • Familiarity with navigation and resource configuration in the AWS Console.

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.