We started the Spark research project at UC Berkeley in 2013 and it quickly became the de facto engine for big data processing. Databricks, our Unified Analytics Platform built around Apache Spark™, accelerates innovation by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Databricks’ production workflows, cross-team collaboration, and cloud infrastructure makes it easy for companies to harness the power of Spark.
OK, time to brag a little. We’ve got some of the smartest engineers in the game. Luckily they’re also the nicest. We pride ourselves on our collaborative, ego-free atmosphere. We’ve got a championship(!) basketball team, do yoga in the office, and get out to soak up all the great culture San Francisco and Amsterdam has to offer.
The capital of the Netherlands is not just the nation's leading city – it's a thriving centre for creativity, technology and business. With over 180 nationalities making up its residents, it's on of the most diverse cities on the planet. English is widely spoken, it's ranked the 5th safest city in the world and the 11th most livable. And with 75 museums, 55 theatres, 40 parks and 38 markets, not to mention thousands of restaurants, bars and cafes, it's got something for everyone.