Announcing the Availability of the Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine

This blog post is by Gopi Kumar, Senior Program Manager in the Microsoft Data Group. We are very happy to announce the immediate availability of the Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine – a Windows Server 2012 -based custom virtual machine image on the Azure marketplace containing several popular tools that can be used by data… Read more

Free Webinar: Using the Cortana Analytics Process to Build Intelligent Apps

Join us at this demo-rich session next Tuesday, November 10th, to learn about the Cortana Analytics Process, a systematic approach to data science that helps you understand raw data and transform it into intelligent insights and actions. We will walk you through a real-world dataset, show you how to use JuPyter notebooks to explore the… Read more

Free Webinar: Using Jupyter/IPython Notebooks in Azure ML

Jupyter notebooks (formerly IPython) provide a multi-lingual REPL (Read Eval Print Loop) canvas for data scientists and developers to explore ideas. You can enter some code and get a response. The response can be program output, graph, etc. The notebook can mix code and text for documentation purposes.  Jupyter notebooks are now available as a… Read more

Publishing Azure ML Web Services From Jupyter Notebooks

This post is authored by Raymond Laghaeian, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Azure ML lets you build and deploy web services that expose machine learning models as RESTful APIs. With the release of the Azure ML APIs through the Python SDK, we bring the ease of publishing predictive web services to Jupyter (formerly IPython). Using… Read more

Introducing Jupyter Notebooks in Azure ML Studio

Posted by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management at Microsoft. Azure ML Studio is a powerful canvas for the composition of machine learning experiments and their subsequent operationalization and consumption. Although the Studio provides an easy to use, yet powerful, drag-drop style of creating experiments, you sometimes need a good old “REPL” to have a… Read more