Chat bots are an increasingly popular way for businesses to disclose information in a more conversational way, but where do you even start? Theo van Kraay takes a look at how you can get your own bot up and running in a matter of minutes.
Chris Testa-O’Neill, Feature Engineer at Microsoft, takes a look at data movement within Azure Data Factory.
Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft, returns with a short blog on simplified Lambda Architecture with Cosmos DB, ChangeFeed, and Spark on Databricks. This is an addendum to a prior article, on the topic of implementing a lambda architecture with Azure Cosmos DB.
Attend the Microsoft Data and AI Summer Meetup to hear about new services and feature announcements. Plus, get a deep dive from Microsoft customers including Heathrow Airport, and partners including ElastaCloud and Databricks.
Chris Testa-O’Neill takes a look at how you can enable scaling within Azure Data Warehouse, as well as how to pause and resume compute.
Theo van Kraay provides a ‘how to’ on generating JAR files for GitHub Scala projects, which may be useful in scenarios where a user needs to take a fix to a project whose dependencies are coordinated in Maven, but where a recent fix might only be available in GitHub.
Jamie Maguire introduces the Bing Distance Matrix API, looking at example code and seeing how it can be applied to real-world applications.
Giuliano Rapoz looks at how you can build on the concept of Structured Streaming with Databricks, and how it can be used in conjunction with Power BI & Cosmos DB enabling visualisation and advanced analytics of the ingested data.
Cloud Adoption can be a daunting process, requiring both high-level strategic thinking and detailed, execution level understanding. How do we develop a cloud strategy that is meaningful to non-technical stake holders, and useful to those tasked with its implementation? Stephen Armory takes a look.
Stephen Armory, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, provides a detailed, step-by-step look at how you can process your Azure Analysis Services Models.