Databricks vs PowerBI: What are the differences?
What is Databricks? A unified analytics platform, powered by Apache Spark. Databricks Unified Analytics Platform, from the original creators of Apache Spark™, unifies data science and engineering across the Machine Learning lifecycle from data preparation to experimentation and deployment of ML applications.
What is PowerBI? It is a business analytics service by Microsoft. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards.
Databricks and PowerBI belong to "General Analytics" category of the tech stack.
Making Waves, GameDuell, and Cimri are some of the popular companies that use PowerBI, whereas Databricks is used by Auto Trader, Snowplow Analytics, and Fairygodboss. PowerBI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to Databricks, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.