Databricks Runtime for Genomics

Databricks Runtime for Genomics (Databricks Runtime Genomics) is a version of Databricks Runtime optimized for working with genomic and biomedical data. It is a component of the Azure Databricks Unified Analytics Platform for Genomics. For more information on developing genomics applications, see Genomics.

Databricks Runtime for Genomics is generally available (GA) beginning with version 6.0.

What’s in Databricks Runtime for Genomics?

Enable Databricks Runtime for Genomics in your workspace

A workspace administrator must enable Databricks Runtime for Genomics for it to appear in the Databricks Runtime Version drop-down when configuring a cluster.

  1. Go to the Admin Console.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Click the Enable button next to Databricks Runtime for Genomics.

Create a cluster using Databricks Runtime for Genomics

When you create a cluster, select a Databricks Runtime for Genomics version from the Databricks Runtime Version drop-down.