Fundamentals of Delta Lake


Explore the fundamental concepts behind Delta Lake.


Delta Lake is a robust storage solution designed specifically to work with Apache Spark™. Organizations use Delta Lake to build a modern cloud data platform for supporting decision making. In this course, we explore the fundamental concepts behind Delta Lake.

Learning objectives

  • Explain what Delta Lake is.

  • Summarize how Delta Lake helps organizations solve common challenges related to enterprise-scale data analytics.


  • Beginning knowledge of data processing concepts

  • Beginning knowledge of Apache Spark

Learning path

  • This course is part of all Databricks Academy learning paths.

Proof of completion

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